String ensemble Violin, Viola, Cello, Contrabass, Piano
For the Developing Ensemble. Composed by Anonymous Samuel Ward. Arranged by Doris Gazda. Classical. Teacher's book. With Standard notation. 88 pages. 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.