Three folk tunes : for strings and piano
by Attila Jurth (1987)
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Library shelf no. 785.2813/JUR 2 [Available for loan]
The miniature suite Three Folk Tunes may be played by a varied combination of violins, violas and celli with piano accompaniment. (The middle movement is without piano.) The folk music material is taken from the album Introduction to Thumb Position on the Cello by A W Benoy and L Sutton (Oxford University Press, London 1965, p. 2-3). The upper cello part is designed for students mastering the basics of the thumb position. Futhermore both string parts can be played by other, less advanced, students. The lyrics in the score are for reference purposes.
Instrumentation: Violin(s) and/or viola(s) and/or cello(s) with obbligate piano. There are two string parts for a variety of players to each part.
Duration: 3 min.
Difficulty: Medium — The upper cello part requires basic thumb position, the rest of the string parts are in 1st position. The piano accompaniment is for adult/teacher or intermediate student.
Contents note: I Danza Ceca -- II Canzonetta Irlandese -- III Danza Scottese.
- Inspired by: Folk music
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