Violin Globetrotters + CD (Globetrotters for strings)

Violin Globetrotters + CD (Globetrotters for strings)

By: Ros Stephen (author)Other Formats

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Violin Globetrotters brings together 12 toe-tapping original tunes in styles from around the world - from Arabic to Chinese and from klezmer to the Argentinian tango - for the budding violinist. 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 violin or piano accompaniment, and an inspirational CD, Violin Globetrotters is the ultimate resource for aspiring violinists looking to go travellin' ... Winner of the Music Industries Association Best Education Publication in 2011.

About Author

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.


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) ; Acropolis Dance (rebetico, Greece) ; Tango in San Telmo (tango, Argentina) ; Iguazu Rapids (chamame, Argentina) ; Cairo Cradle Song (Arabic lullaby, Egypt) ; 'Hole in my Shoe' Blues (blues, USA) ; Bulgarian Gallop (Bulgaria) ; African Jamboree (West Africa)

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780193369443
  • Format: Other Formats
  • Number Of Pages: 32
  • ID: 9780193369443
  • weight: 158
  • ISBN10: 0193369443

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