Dorian Album For String Trio (Violin, Cello and Piano). For Cello, Violin, String Duet, String Ensemble. Ensemble Collection. Baroque and Classical Period. Difficulty: medium. Set of performance parts (includes separate pull out parts for violin & cello). 63 pages. Rubank Publications #RUBL285. Published by Rubank Publications (HL.4472730).
These 30 easy level (grade 2) string trios from the masters, arranged by Rubank legends Harvey Whistler and Herman Hummel, are the ultimate way to introduce your youngest players to ensemble playing. Songs average 30-40 measures long, with optional repeats to create a longer piece at your discretion. Includes a treasure trove of titles:
Abendlied (Schumann) • Allegro from Der Freischutz (Weber) • Ave Verum (Mozart) • Carnival of Venice • Chanson Triste (Tchaikovsky) • Cielito Lindo • Country Dance (Beethoven) • Liebestraum (Liszt) • Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes • New World Symphony Excerpts (Dvorak) • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (students play the melody, not the triplet pattern) • Jolly Coppersmith • Melody for Strings (Rubinstein) • Men of Harlech • Menuet from Symphony No. 7 (Haydn) • Procession (Handel) • Theme from Fantasie Impromptu (Chopin) • Rondo (Schubert) • Theme from Symphony No. 1 (Brahms) • Vienna Life (Strauss) • Volga Boatman • Waltz from HMS Pinafore