String Festival Solos are economical collections of transcriptions by Samuel Applebaum. In two volumes for Every instrument, the solos are in progressive order of difficulty. Every volume Incorporates nine pieces — all classic titles within the Applebaum teaching repertoire. A few of these have been hard to seek out. Volume I progresses from Level 1 to Level 2, Volume II progresses from Level 2 to Level 3. The solos are helpful for teaching technique, dynamics, phraseology, and overall musicianship. String Festival Solos are superb for recitals, auditions and performances for assemblies, concerts or festivals. Incorporates: The Bass Fiddle Waltz (Beyer) * A Stately Dance (Hassler) * March of the Giants (Brian) * Two Jovial Dances (Kingman) * Theme from Pomp and Circumstance (Elgar) * Dance of the Wood Soldiers (Lichner) * Sarabande and Minuet (Handel) * Menuet (Pleyel) * Gavotte in Rondo Form (Dandrieu).
Incorporates quite a few recognizable solo works suitable for developing players
Ideal for recitals, festivals, and other solo opportunities
Volume 1, for Bass
Published by Belwin/Mills
Difficulty: Apprentice Rating 2