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Baroque Play-Along

12 favourite works from the Baroque era, with authentic orchestral backing tracks

By Various

Violin - easy to intermediate
12 favourite works from the Baroque era, with authentic orchestral backing tracks. Composed by Various. Arranged by Max Charles Davies. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music with CD. Instrumental Folio. Play Along. Book with CD. 36 pages. Schott Music #ED 13156. Published by Schott Music (HL.49016863).

Item Number: HL.49016863

ISBN 9781847611024. 9x12 inches. Book; CD Pack.

Bring the music of the Baroque era to life! This book contains approachable top line arrangements suitable for grade 3-5 standard.The accompanying CD features 12 orchestral backing tracks arranged authentically to reflect the era, together with complete instrumental performances, played by live musicians. As an additional bonus, piano accompaniments are also available for each piece as download and are the same for each 'Baroque Play-Along' publication for other instruments making it ideal for ensemble or solo playing.

  • Corelli:Allegro(from Christmas Concerto) 
  • Handel:Arrival of the Queen of Sheba 
  • Vivaldi:Allegro(from The Four Seasons:Autumn) 
  • Vivaldi:Allegro(from The Four Seasons:Spring) 
  • Pachelbel:Canon 
  • J.S.Bach:Double Violin COncerto 
  • Handel:Hallelujah Chorus(from Messiah) 
  • Telemann: Les Plaisirs(from Recorder Suite in A minor) 
  • Purcell:Rondo(from Abdelazer) 
  • J.S.Bach:Toccata and Fugue in D minor 
  • J.S.Bach:VIolin COncerto in A minor(1st mov) 

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  • 3

    Atlanta, GA
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • November 23, 2013 Synth backing tracks

    This is a fine selection of music, and nothing wrong with the arrangements...but the backing tracks were produced by synthesizer. Sheet Music Plus actually gives you the chance to hear for yourself, so click "Listen" and see if the artifice is something you can live, I couldn...

    't imagine using these recordings in performance or practice.

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  • 5

    Dorothy violin
    St. Augustine, FL
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  • June 25, 2012 Baroque Play Along at warp speed

    I purchased the book and CD to accomodate a bride who wanted a violinist to play the Pachelbel Canon--go figure. But now I have all the needed players! Caution! Judge for yourself whether the tempi on some of these pieces is very fast. I'm an experienced performer, so...

    the issue is not speed but personal taste. For example,the hot-dogger version of "Entrance of the Queen of Sheba" makes me twitch. I also felt that the one-person performance of the Bach Concerto for Two Violins jumped back and forth between parts and skipped notes in important entrances.

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