The Fiddling Cellist composed by Renata Bratt. For Cello. Saddle-stitched, Methods. Fiddle Tunes. Intermediate-Advanced. Book/CD Set. 80 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20591BCD).
ISBN 9780786658640. Fiddle Tunes. 9 x 11.75 inches.
A comprehensive resource to prepare intermediate and advanced cello students to play fiddle music. Eighteen fiddle tunes with chords in styles found in typical fiddle jam sessions - Celtic, Old Time and Bluegrass. Each tune arranged for two or three cellos and accompanied by short studies teaching idiomatic bass lines and back-up harmony as well as improvisational soloing over the chord changes. Companion CD includes all examples with guitar accompaniment.