String ensemble Violin, Viola, Cello, Contrabass, Piano
For The Developing Ensemble. Composed by Ludwig Van Beethoven / Samuel Ward / Doris Gazda / Anonymous. Arranged by Doris Gazda. Classical. Book and CD. With Standard notation. 90 pages. Carl Fischer #ASB0011. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.ASB11).
Item Number: CF.ASB11
More String Town Tunes is an exciting collection of favorite folk melodies, patriotic songs, classical themes and original tunes. This is a progressive book where each melody demonstrates a specific pedagogical challenge that helps students develop the techniques needed for playing a bowed string instrument. The music places emphasis upon bowing techniques, tone, intonation and musicianship. Included are original songs by Doris Gazda and classic favorites such as: PawPaw Patch; Sweet Betsy from Pike; Monster March; America, the Beautiful; We Shall Overcome; Auld Lang Syne; Allegretto Movement II from Sonata for Piano, Op. 27, No. 1 and many more! The collection is a follow up to String Town Tunes (ASB1-6), which includes 12 familiar melodies and is designed to guide the young musician towards the fundamentals of good string technique. A performance/play-along CD is available with the Score and Teacher's Guide or separately as a free MP3 download from the publisher's website.