Here is a work of simplicity and beauty with some contemporary harmonies. Recorded by Michigan State University Orchestra on the CD Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra, Volume 1 -
In the tradition of Britten, Holst, and Vaughan Williams before him, British composer John Rutter has composed a wonderful work for strings based on the rich legacy of folk music of the British Isles. World
This bold Spanish composition includes easy solos for violin and cello. The excitement and color of the bullfight are displayed in the playable music.
With his symphonic, choral, and operatic works, the continuing popularity of Eric Whitacre's dramatic and evocative music is evident in concert programming everywhere. October, one of his most
This remarkably simple, yet sophisticated sounding piece from Mark Williams allows for the development of many expressive possibilities in young players. Syncopation and spicatto are explored and developed
Here's a very creative and exciting work with an exotic Far-Eastern sound. First the upper strings create anticipation with an ostinato pattern that continues as the lower strings present the main melody.
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