Gypsy Jazz (Easy Level) is an invitation to explore new musical horizons and discover the fascinating world of folk culture - Russian and Greek dances to Bulgarian folk songs and Celtic lilts!With simple piano accompaniments, Gypsy Jazz is a delightful collection of fresh repertoire for the elementary violinist.
´Intermediate Gypsy Jazz ´ sets off on another exotic tour of folk culture, concentrating on Eastern Europe. Adventurous violinists will travel as far afield as Hungary, Turkey, Russia, and Romania, and bring back a mixed bag of musical souvenirs.With accessible piano accompaniments, the seven contrasting pieces in ´Intermediate Gypsy Jazz´ are a must for all violinists.Cossack DanceBlack EyesHabañeraSun over San SofiaDragon DanceHoraVerbunk and Friss: Invitation to the Dance
This is another volume of lively and entertaining original duets, encouraging the development of good violin technique. Written in idioms ranging from the wistful folk music of Eastern Europe to jazz, More Polytekniks presents a variety of more advanced technical challenges, from vibrato, spiccato, extended position work tremolo bowing, and double-stopping, to intricate rhythms, ornaments and metrical changes.More Polytekniks will be an enjoyable exercise in lessons for teacher and pupil, or by two friends at different stages of development.