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The Caledonian Companion by Alastair J. Hardie. For Fiddle. Solos. Hardie Music Press. Scottish. Multiple Levels. Book. 144 pages. Published by Hardie Press (MB.HP02). ISBN 9780946868087. Scottish. 9" x 12" inches. An internationally acclaimed collection of Scottish fiddle music and a guide to its performance by renowned Scottish fiddler Alastair J. Hardie. Contains an in-depth literary and pictorial survey of Scottish fiddling and 112 melodies with historical notes and substantial accompanying tutorial explanations such as bowing, fingering, phrasing, ornamentation, etc. Many of the authentic Scottish tunes is this book are not available in any other collection. The tunes at the beginning of the book assume a command of basic skills in playing and reading. Bowing, fingering and ornamentation peculiar to this music are then progressively introduced, equipping the player eventually with the technical know-how for tackling anything from Tullochgoram to the President. All the common major and minor keys are dealt with in turn and a system of fingering charts has been included to introduce them. Suggested bowings are included with the admonition that players with enough experience should decide on their own interpretation. The Caledonian Companion will appeal to the solo fiddler, the folk enthusiast, the devotee of traditional Scottish music and the classical violinist wanting to broaden his or her horizonsIntroduction and 112 melodies with historical notes and substantial accompanying tutorial explanations - bowing, fingering, phrasing, ornamentation etc., essential to the idiomatic performance of the style. Includes 'The President' by J Scott Skinner, ABRSM Violin Grade 8 List C alternative piece 2005-2008.
Instruments: Violin, Fiddle, Strings, Folk
Genres: Scottish, World
Brenda Stubbert's - The Second Collection edited by Paul Stewart Cranford. Arranged by Melissa Emmons. For Fiddle. Solos. Cranford Publications. Canadian-Maritime. Intermediate. Book. 80 pages. Published by Cranford Publication (MB.BS2B). ISBN 9780978245603. Canadian-Maritime. 9x11.75 inches. Brenda Stubbert - The Second Collection is the sixth book in Cranford Publication!s Cape Breton Musical Heritage Series. This new book contains 161 tunes. Sixty of these melodies are new Stubbert compositions. The balance of the repertoire is a mix of new and old music, melodies carefully selected to complement both the series and Brenda's recordings and to avoid duplication with other readily available sources. Brenda is also a fine piano player. This collection includes her chord choices along with some bass runs intended for the piano.
Instruments: Violin, Fiddle, Strings, Folk
Genres: Canadian, World
Parabola concertante by Rodion Shchedrin (1932-). For cello, string orchestra and timpani. This edition: ED 9407. Orchestra Music. Grade 5. Piano reduction with solo part. Composed 2001. 36 pages. Duration 15 minutes. Published by Schott Music (SD.49008410). ISBN 9790001131384. Bei einem Komponisten, der mit seinen Werken in nahezu allen musikalischen Gattungen vertreten ist, ist es nicht erstaunlich, dass diese Vielseitigkeit seines Schaffens auch zu ungewohnlichen Besetzungen fuhrt, wie z. B. in "Music from afar" fur 2 Bassblockfloten, oder in "Balalaika" fur eine Solo-Violine, die durchweg pizzicato spielt. Mit dieser Vorliebe setzt Shchedrin in "Parabola concertante" zum begleitenden Streichorchester Pauken ein, die dem in seinem Gesamtgestus verhaltenen, besinnlichen Stuck einen charakteristischen Kontrapunkt geben. Geschrieben ist das Stuck fur den Altmeister des Cellospiels Mstislav Rostropovitch, der auch das Werk beim Internationalen Cello-Festival Kronberg uraufgefuhrt hat.
Instruments: Piano, Cello, Percussion, Timpani, Piano and Keyboard, Strings
Genres: Classical, 20th Century, Russian, World
Aladdin Suite, Op. 34/F. 89 by Carl August Nielsen (1865-1931). For 2 d1, 2 d1, 2, 2 - 4, 2, 3, 1, timpani, percussion, cello, strings, mixed choir. Scandinavian Arabic/Islamic Chinese African Oriental/Asiatic Mythology/Legends: 20th Century Post-Romantic. Full score. Composed 1919. Duration 25 minutes. Published by Edwin F. Kalmus (KM.A6380-FSC).
Instruments: Choir, Cello, Percussion, Timpani, Vocal, Strings
Genres: 20th Century, Disney, Romantic Period, Scandinavian, Arabic, Classical, Film & TV, World
This is an exclusive arrangements for violin & viola of EASY skill level from the original composition by Miscellaneous. This title is available as instant sheet music download. Contents: black velvet band, danny boy, finnegan's wake, girl i left behind me, the irish rover, jug of punch, molly malone, cockles and mussels, seven drunken nights, whiskey in the jar, the wild rover, patrick day, patrick's day
Instruments: Violin, Viola, Strings
Genres: Irish, Traditional, World, Miscellaneous
(Study Score). By Bela Bartok (1881-1945). For string quartet (2 violins, viola, cello) (Study Score). Boosey & Hawkes Scores/Books. 20th Century and Hungarian. Miniature study score (hardbound). Analysis. 352 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051210282. Published by Boosey & Hawkes
Instruments: Violin, Cello, Viola, Strings
Genres: 20th Century, Hungarian, Classical, World
Misa Criolla by Ariel Ramirez (1921-). Choir Sacred. For SATB choir, piano (or harpsichord), guitar, string bass and percussion (3 players) (SATB choir). Choral (Sacred); Choral Worship Cantata; Larger Works; Worship Resources. Lawson-Gould. Folk Mass based on the rhythms and traditions of Hispanic America. Choral, Sacred and Spanish. Octavo. 64 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.LG51362). A folk mass for mixed chorus and soloists with percussion, guitar and piano or harpsichord accompaniment. Approximate duration 16 minutes. Percussion includes (3 players): 2 Tenor Drums; 2 Tom-Toms; Triangle; Jingles (cascabeles); Small Gong; Temple Blocks; Snare Drum with Brushes. Instrumental accompaniment available on rental.
Instruments: Choir, Guitar, Piano Accompaniment, Double Bass, Percussion, Harpsichord, Vocal, Piano, Piano and Keyboard, Strings
Genres: Folk, Spanish, World
The Celtic Fake Book - C Edition. (C Edition). By Various. For voice and C instrument. Hal Leonard Fake Books. Celtic. Difficulty: easy-medium. Fakebook (leadsheet notation). Vocal melody, lyrics, leadsheet notation and chord names. 256 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.240153). ISBN 0634017276. With vocal melody, lyrics, leadsheet notation and chord names. Celtic. 9x12 inches. The popularity of Celtic music has soared over the last decade due to the resurgence of folk instruments, Celtic dancing, and Irish culture overall. This amazing collection assembles over 400 songs from Ireland, Scotland and Wales - complete with Gaelic lyrics where applicable - and a pronunciation guide. Titles include: Across the Western Ocean * Along with My Love I'll Go * Altar Isle O' the Sea * Auld Lang Syne * Avondale * The Band Played On * Barbara Allen * Blessing of the Road * The Blue Bells of Scotland * The Bonniest Lass * A Bunch of Thyme * The Chanty That Beguiled the Witch * Columbus Was an Irishman * Danny Boy * Duffy's Blunders * Erin! Oh Erin! * Father Murphy * Finnegan's Wake * The Galway Piper * The Girl I Left Behind Me * Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly * I Know Where I'm Goin' * Irish Rover * Loch Lomond * Molly Malone * My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean * My Wild Irish Rose * The Shores of Amerikay * The Sons of Liberty * That's an Irish Lullaby * When Irish Eyes Are Smiling * Who Threw the Overalls in Mistress Murphy's Chowder * and hundreds more. Also includes many Irish popular songs as a bonus. About Hal Leonard Fake Books A "fake book" contains songs written in a concise format that includes only the melody and chords, letting you interpret the song's performance as you feel is appropriate. This is great for quickly learning songs by yourself or with an ensemble. Each song in a fake book only has a single melody actually written out in notes, which is usually the vocal or lead melody. This melody will have the lyrics written beneath the notes, with each word aligned to its corresponding note. Above the notes of the melody will appear the names of the appropriate chords to play - for example, a "C minor" chord would be written as "Cmin" or Cm", rather than writing out all of the notes in those chords as they appeared in the original version of the song. This format is very compact, which is why you will often see fakebooks containing 500 or more songs.
Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Voice, Piccolo, Oboe, Recorder, Violin, Piano and Keyboard, Vocal, Flute, Woodwinds, Strings
Genres: Celtic, St. Patrick's Day, World, Celebrations
Tanja - Katja II. (Romanze im Volkston). By Rodion Shchedrin (1932-). For female voice and violin. This edition: ED 9535. Vocal Music. Score and parts. Composed 1998. 11 pages. Duration 8 minutes. Published by Schott Music (SD.49015651). ISBN 9790001133548. Tiefe slawische Empfindung und packende Virtuositat - das zeichnet viele Kompositionen Rodion Shchedrins aus. Auch wenn er langst zu einem Weltburger geworden ist, bleibt der in Moskau Geborene dennoch ein originar russischer Komponist, dessen Bindung zur russischen Musikfolklore und Dichtung nie abgebrochen ist. In Tanja - Katja entwickelt Shchedrin allein unter Verwendung des Silbenmaterials der beiden Frauennamen eine Melodiestruktur von tiefster Emotionalitat. Ein weiter Bogen spannt sich von den Wurzeln des traditionell russischen Liedgutes bis hin zu zeitgenossischen Kompositionstechniken. Als Lieder ohne Worte entstehen auf rein musikalischem Weg plastische Psychogramme - auch wenn nicht wirklich verraten wird, wer sich hinter den zwei ratselhaften Namen verbirgt.
Instruments: Voice, Violin, Vocal, Strings
Genres: 20th Century, Russian, Classical, World
Handy with the Stick (Irish Fiddlers in Words and Music). By Brendan Taafe. Edited by Mary Larsen. For Fiddle. Solos. Celtic/Irish. Intermediate. Book. 60 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21805). ISBN 9780786680672. Celtic/Irish. 8.75" x 11.75" inches. A collection of interviews of the top fiddlers in the Irish tradition, Handy with the Stick brings together previously published magazine pieces with new work to present a broad view of Irish fiddling. Interviewees include Tommy Peoples, Siobhan Peoples, Paddy Glackin, Matt Cranitch, John Carty, Brendan McGlinchey, Caoimhin O Raghallaigh and Sarah Blair. Historical pieces include Junior Crehan, Patrick Kelly and Sean Ryan. By looking at players from multiple eras and regional styles, Handy with the Stick deepens our understanding of the people involved in Irish traditional music. Each chapter is accompanied by transcriptions of representative fiddle tunes, some of which are previously unpublished originals. --A collection of interviews of the top fiddlers in the Irish tradition --Includes contemporary and historical figures. --Includes fiddlers from the different regional styles of Irish fiddling. --Includes transcriptions of representative fiddle tunes.
Instruments: Violin, Fiddle, Strings, Folk
Genres: Celtic, Irish, St. Patrick's Day, World, Celebrations