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Crazy Little Thing Called Love - String Quartet - Queen arr. Cellobat - Recording Available!

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By Queen

Violin, Viola, Cello, String Quartet - Intermediate - Digital Download
By Queen. Arranged by Sarah Cellobat Chaffee. Score, Set of Parts. 17 pages. Published by Sarah Chaffee (H0.699693-171475).

Item Number: H0.699693-171475

One of Queen's most beloved classic songs, "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" was written in 1979 as a tribute to Elvis Presley -- and the song's rockabilly groove, doo-wop feel, and blues-inspired bass definitely make that clear! This version for string quartet was originally commissioned for a wedding reception, and it will also be perfect for ceremonies, vow renewals, cocktail parties, solo & ensemble contests or any other occasion you need to get your audience dancing! Featuring the beautiful layered harmonies, rhythmic interest, back-and-forth dialogue between the instruments, and even the guitar solo of the original, this arrangement is just as much fun to play as it is to listen to. There are a handful of somewhat tricky rhythms in the V2 part, but overall this intermediate-level chart will be playable for students and easily sightreadable for professionals. Have fun and swing those 8th notes! :)

Why choose Cellobat Charts arrangements? For any musician who knows what they're doing, the answer is easy: just listen to them. Every freelance musician has thrown hard-earned money away on questionable, error-filled charts by unknown arrangers from weird corners of the Internet. But watch out -- inferior arrangements not only make gigs less enjoyable to play, but they also make your group sound bad to your client and audience, no matter how great your players really are. That's why Cellobat Charts is here: to provide students and working string players alike with high-quality versions of highly requested music. My arrangements are guaranteed to be energetic, fun to play, and enjoyable to listen to, whether or not you're familiar with the original songs. Hear the difference for yourself! Full videos of many Cellobat Charts arrangements are available on YouTube so you know exactly what you're getting. Click "Watch" near the item details at the top of the page for full video of "Crazy Little Thing Called Love." Crowd pleasing guaranteed.

Sarah "Cellobat" Chaffee earned her bachelor's degree in cello performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music and is now based in Las Vegas. She currently performs with Aerosmith in their "Deuces Are Wild" residency at The Park MGM Theater on the Las Vegas Strip. Sarah is also the principal cellist in David Perrico's Pop Strings Orchestra, a 14-piece band that performs every Friday and Saturday at Caesars Palace, and she plays regularly for Premiere Wedding Music and Bella Electric Strings. Sarah has performed and recorded with many other artists including Halsey, Disturbed, Mötley Crüe, Celine Dion, Kygo, Ricky Martin, Sarah Brightman, Il Divo, and Lady Antebellum. She can be found at:

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    Richmond, CA
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  • August 03, 2021 fun and accurate cover

    straightforward, professional quality, great for gigs, easy to read but not oversimplified.

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