This exciting collection of original encores by Aaron Minsky explores musical traditions from across the globe. First published to worldwide acclaim as Ten International Cello Encores, these compelling pieces are now available to violinists in this adaptation. Suitable for intermediate to advanced players, these vibrant and dynamic pieces are perfectly suited to concert performance as encores, small sets, or as a suite, and will be welcomed by all students and recitalists looking for fresh, new music for solo violin.
American cellist, Aaron Minsky's compositions are standard repertoire, his music appearing in the curriculums of the ABRSM, the American String Teachers' Association, and the Australian Music Examinations Board. Aaron has given masterclasses and performances in the United States, England and Ireland, and Australia. Aaron Minsky is a D'Addario Artist and a Yamaha Artist. Also known as Von Cello, Aaron has appeared on radio and television and has performed with a wide range of artists from David Bowie and Tony Bennett to Mstislav Rostropovitch. Aaron's 'celtar' style (which combines cello and guitar technique) has entered both the popular and classical musical worlds. He had a broad musical education, studying with Harvey Shapiro and Channing Robbins of Juilliard, Jonathan Miller of the Boston Symphony, George Saslow, Einar Holm, and David Wells of Manhattan School of Music where he obtained a Master of Music degree. More information at http://www.voncello.com
Mexican Nights ; New Orleans Jazzman ; Ritmo Caribeno ; The New Yorker ; Laughing Raindrops ; In the Jingle Jangle Morning ; Celtic Jig ; Ride of the Mongolian Horsemen ; Hu Ya'aseh Shalom ; Ode to the World