Rounds and Canons for Reading, Recreation and Performance, Piano Ensemble, Volume 1 (For Piano Ensemble, or with Violin, Viola and/or Cello). Composed by Constance and William Starr. For Piano. Supplement. Suzuki Method Supplement. Book. 44 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.0983).
This collection of rounds and canons develops sight reading and ensemble skills. Every teacher and student will find benefit in this clever mix of original material, folk songs and, classical pieces, including works by Mozart, Beethoven, Purcell, Schumann, Tallis, and Haydn. Two-part to six-part, with the majority being four-part, most of these rounds and canons are not technically difficult, and may be performed by players of different skill levels. This volume can be used by several students at one, two or more pianos, or in combination with violin, viola and/or cello, since a cross reference with the string edition of the book is provided.