This book is an arrangement for violin and cello of the popular book, "The Violinist Meets the Fiddler," for two violins. It is designed to introduce students to traditional fiddle tunes, combined with familiar classical melodies in fun, easily accessible arrangements. In the twelve duets included in this book, the violin part is designed for the more advanced student, on the level of Suzuki Violin School, Books 3-5. Third position, rapid passage work involving string crossings and chromaticism are utilized. The cello part ranges in level from Books 1-3 and remains in first position, with some extensions. The cello part has been edited by Robin Bloomberg. Double stops can be found in both parts. In the cello part, double stops usually involve open strings. Classical pieces include works of Bach, Beethoven, Dvorak, Handel, Mozart, Offenbach, Pachelbel, Schubert, Rossini, Vivaldi and Johann Strauss. Fiddle Tunes include "Turkey in the Straw," "Arkansas Traveler," "Liberty," "Cripple Creek," "Boil 'em Cabbage Down" and "Sally Ann Johnson."

 

Hard copy is spiral bound, printed on 28 lb. digital color copy paper with glossy cardstock cover and plastic protector.

 

 

The Cellist Meets the Fiddler

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    Sheila Santa, Professional Violinist

    Columbus and Lima, Ohio

    Thank you. It is a lovely arrangement!

    Cathy Stevens, Director

    Panama City Youth Orchestra, Florida

    LOVE your product! It's going to be a huge help in programming for our mixed level group. 

    Marcella Trentacosti, Youth Concert Orchestra Conductor

    Fort Wayne, Indiana

    "The arrangements by Steven Kruse are wonderful! I love how the arrangements include all levels! My beginners really enjoyed being part of the string orchestra!"

    Alicia Tremmel, Director of Orchestras

    Mansfield Public Schools, Mansfield, Ohio

    "Absolutely LOVE IT! It will be so perfect. I will have all my students 3-12 play it. I am so excited to get started on it. It will be perfect and I think I will make it the finale for the concert. Thank you so much!"

    Mark Mutter, Executive Director, Suzuki Royal Oak

    Royal Oak, Michigan

    "Thank you so much for all of this music.

    The arrangement looks awesome I can’t wait to start it next week."
     

     

    Toledo Symphony School of Music

    Toledo, Ohio

    "Thank you Dr. Kruse for your wonderful arrangements!"

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