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String Town Tunes

Concert Pieces for Teaching Beginning Strings

By James Pierpont Doris Gazda

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String orchestra Cello - Beginning
Concert Pieces for Teaching Beginning Strings. Composed by James Pierpont Doris Gazda. Arranged by Doris Gazda. This edition: Cello part. String Town Tunes. Classical. Student book. With Standard notation. 16 pages. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.ASB4).

Item Number: CF.ASB4

ISBN 0825852668. With Standard notation. Classical.

Doris Gazda has the knack for writing appealing and fresh material for young string players, as her innovative technique collection, High Tech for Strings amply demonstrated. Her new folio is sure to duplicate that success. It is a wonderful collection that includes familiar folk songs, classical themes, seasonal carols and original tunes ! 12 selections in all. Each part book and the score includes a CD that has a demonstration performance and a play=along track for each piece. There is also a piano accompaniment part. The collection is progressively arranged and each tune demonstrates and deals with a particular pedagogical challenge designed to guide the young musician toward the goal of mastering his or her string instrument. Emphasis is placed throughout on acquiring the best habits in the fundamentals of good string playing: proper tone, intonation and control of the bow. String Town Tunes will be a great way to improve and enrich a beginning string program.

  • Tune It Up! Tune It Down! Tune It All Around! 
  • Stomp! 
  • Slippery Slide 
  • Riding the Rails 
  • Moonlight on the Lake 
  • One, Two, Something New! 
  • Czech Folk Song (Traditional) 
  • Jingle Bells   Performed by James Pierpont
  • Casey's March 
  • Blizzard! 
  • Rabbit In The Woods (Folk Song) 
  • Black Forest Waltz 
  • Rigadoon  Performed by Henry Purcell
  • O Come, Little Children 
  • We Wish You a Merry Christmas 
  • Pat-A-Pan (French Carol)