Stephen, Ros - Cello Globetrotters - Twelve (12) original tunes in styles from around the world - Cello Solo w/CD

Stephen, Ros - Cello Globetrotters - Twelve (12) original tunes in styles from around the world - Cello Solo w/CD

Oxford University Press

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Cello Globetrotters + CD
Ros Stephen
Globetrotters for strings

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Cello Globetrotters brings together toe-tapping original tunes in styles from around the world - from Arabic to Chinese and from klezmer to the Argentinian tango - for the budding cellist. This unique book presents a kaleidoscope of musical traditions, with supporting background information and backing tracks that capture each sound-world. To help with technique and interpretation, every piece includes tailored warm-ups and stylistic tips from the author. With options for cello or piano accompaniment, and an inspirational CD, Cello Globetrotters is the ultimate resource for aspiring cellists looking to go travellin'...
  • Dublin Time (jig, Ireland)
  • Stoppin' off in Louisiana (Cajun, USA)
  • Relaxing in Rio (bossa nova, Brazil)
  • Dancing in Odessa (klezmer, Eastern Europe)
  • Shanghai Rickshaw Ride (pentatonic, China)
  • Cairo Cradle Song (Arabic lullaby, Egypt)
  • Acropolis Dance (rebetico, Greece)
  • Tango in San Telmo (tango, Argentina)
  • Iguazu Rapids (chamamé, Argentina)
  • 'Hole in my Shoe' Blues (blues, USA)
  • Transylvanian Dance (Romania)
  • African Jamboree (West Africa)
Ros Stephen is a violinist, composer and teacher based in London. She has performed on BBC television and radio, in West End Theatre and at leading concert venues and theatres in the UK and Europe. She leads the Sigamos String Quartet, with whom she has recorded several critically acclaimed albums, and she recently co-created the musical score to the hit West End show 'Midnight Tango'. Ros is also a committed teacher, and enjoys working with students of all ages and experience. Her first book in the Globetrotters series, Violin Globetrotters, was published to popular and critical acclaim, receiving the award for Best Education Publication at the 2011 Music Industries Association Awards. Ros has since written Globetrotters books for cello, flute, clarinet, and B flat and E flat saxophones. Several Globetrotters pieces have been included in the ABRSM exam syllabus.

Published: 16 June 2011
Difficulty: Easy
32 Pages | 311x232mm
ISBN: 9780193370043

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