The Best of the Ballet by Various. Arranged by Carrie Lane Gruselle. For string orchestra. Orchestra. FJH String Orchestra. Grade 4. Score and set of parts. Duration 3 minutes, 38 seconds. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.ST6050).
This musical potpourri includes famous melodies from ballet scenes that span about 75 years. This is an ideal way to include lessons on music history and appreciation while exposing your students to some of the most beloved themes in classical music.
Ballets include Samson and Delilah, La Gioconda, Giselle, Sylvia, Swan Lake, and more! Only minimal shifting is required in violin 1, cello, and bass. An optional cut is provided in the piece for the Ritual Fire Dance, which begins by featuring the viola section. Excellent writing and very musical!
About FJH String Orchestra
More emphasis on bow technique and independence of lines. For the accomplished middle, high school, college, or professional group. Grade 3 and up