Amazing Grace may well be the most popular hymn ever written, though it has never sounded better than in this absolutely gorgeous setting. Flowing lines along with some impressive harmonic twists
This classic, beautiful hymn is a great introduction to tone production, phrasing and ensemble sonority for developing strings. It is sophisticated yet accessible and is sure to be a welcome addition to
In this well-known Scottish ballad, a rider rides his horse away from home one sunny day. Later, his horse returns, but he does not. The melody of this ballad depicts his bride's emotional reaction to the
Bring a taste of South America to your next concert with this delightful arrangement of traditional children's songs (San Severino and De Colores). The popular melodies are introduced in
A ceilidh, a party featuring dancing and fiddling, is a whirling, twirling, blow-out event. Feel the full flavor of the Celtic lands in this very playable medley featuring three traditional tunes: The
Get ready to jig with this medley of two old Irish folk songs. Father O'Flynn's and The Gobby O are bright and jaunty and sure to get toes a-tappin'.
Two beautiful folk melodies in the graceful style of Celtic music. Including Bonnie Doon and The Minstrel Boy, contrasts between the movements make this an interesting concert and festival
A country-dance tune from Playford's English Dancing Master, this is an excellent introduction to simple cut time. The work contains only a few dotted-note rhythms and has interesting parts for all
As the nation commemorates 150 years since the Civil War, here is an appealing medley for young players that uses music of the period. The bugle call Taps originated during the Civil War and is
Translated as "Canoe Children," this piece is a lively arrangement of three Brazilian folk songs. The tunes are shared generously between different sections, and the momentum pushes forward to an energetic
This traditional Irish tune is at the top of most fiddle players' favorites lists. It has lots of musical interest because of the two contrasting sections. The first section, in E dorian, has
The three songs of the Finnish Folk Song Suite were chosen for their common connection to nature. Everyone gets a chance at the melody in this collection of minor key folk songs that are
One of several popular dances from the time of the French Renaissance, this setting has a driving pulse with attractive modal harmonies in the friendly key of E natural minor. All instruments have melodic
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