This is an excellent selection for an important concert with your string orchestra! Technical demands are kept well in check. First violins require some third-position work, but all other parts can be
From the comic opera filled with pirates, Turkish princes, kidnapping and daring rescues, Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio is the piece of music that generated the (possibly fictional) "too
Incorporating 22 different melodies from the works of Tchaikovsky, this is an incredibly clever and sometimes humorous medley that even includes the 1812 Overture accompanied by the popping of
As heard in the Oscar-winning movie "The King's Speech," one of Beethoven's most beloved movements accompanied the dramatic moments of this monumental film. Robert Longfield's accessible adaptation for
The second movement of Beethoven's "Symphony No. 7" has enormous popularity with performers and audiences. This thoughtful version goes beyond a cursory repeat of the famous theme by including developmental
In this fine arrangement of Vivaldi's "Concerto in C for Two Trumpets," the solo trumpet lines have been transferred to first and second violins. It's a stirring adaptation which retains the
Carefully crafted for string ensemble, this lively movement is adapted from Vivaldi's "Concerto for Two Guitars." In true Vivaldi style, the ensemble is driven by energetic rhythms that make all parts
Here's the music from the dramatic opening scene of the movie "Amadeus." It's actually the first movement of "Symphony 25 in G minor," arranged here to be in E minor to make it accessible to more students.
The noble elegance and beauty of Respighi's marvelous work shines in this arrangement of the Balletto Movement from Suite No. 1. The feel of early music carries through in an arrangement that works
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