The "Billy Tell" Overture (A Violin Section Feature). Composed by Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868). Arranged by Richard Meyer. Orchestra. Masterworks; Score; String Orchestra. Highland String Orchestra. Form: Overture. Country; Light Concert; Masterwork Arrangement; Romantic. Grade 2. 8 pages. Published by Highland/Etling (AP.36015S).
This bluegrass "fiddle" version of Rossini's famous overture will get your audiences' toes tappin' and your violinists' fingers flyin'. The entire violin section is featured in this fun, virtuosic-sounding rendition that is perfect for recruiting concerts, encores, or just plain showing off! Loaded with string crossings and "doubled" notes, this piece will give your violins a workout. Included is an alternate violin part for those violinists not yet ready to solo.
About 2011 Midwest Clinic Performance Pieces
This title was performed at the 2011 Midwest Clinic, the largest band and choral educational conference in the United States. Over thirty performances are given each year by diverse ensembles of varying levels - elementary school, high school, college, military and more. Each performance title is carefully selected and represents the very best in educational sheet music. The Midwest Clinic aims to raise the standards of music education while supporting teachers and music educators.