Hymn Tunes for Unaccompanied Violin by Marilyn Carlson. For Violin. Solos. Sacred. Multiple Levels. Book. 32 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20298).
ISBN 9780786669097. Sacred. 8.75" x 11.75" inches.
This set of twelve hymn arrangements for unaccompanied violin represents a variety of songs, including Early American hymn tunes, gospel songs and Christmas carols. The arrangements are written in various levels of complexity and technical difficulty. Chord symbols are provided to allow the flexibility of guitar or piano accompaniment.
June 24, 2011
This is an excellent collection of hymns for any violinist. Some of the arrangements are a bit difficult, but can be easily worked out with a little practice. These are great pieces to play when you want to play a hymn, but don't know how to add all the fancy...
15 of 30 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Memphis, TN
February 14, 2008
Worth the Price
As an experienced violinist with Youth Symphony and large church orchestra, I am always looking for interesting arrangements to play for dinners, offertories,etc. that I am invited to play. There are some interesting inserts and runs in these hymns.
18 of 30 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Hampton, VA
March 5, 2007
Just what I've been looking for
I am a violin teacher with professional orchestra experience. Most hymn arrangements I have found have either been too simple (boring - all the interesting stuff was in the piano part) or have been written for "C instruments", usually meaning that though they are written in the range of a...
31 of 48 people found this review helpful.