Gems Series Books

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GEMS for VIOLIN ENSEMBLES


  • Mayo Morrins  (2 part violins + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part)  A 
  • Stamping Song (2 part violins + piano) A+B 
  • Celtic Canon (2 or 3 part violins + piano) B 
  • Dream Days (2 part violins + piano) B
  • Hungarian Hop (2 or 3 or 4 part violins + piano) A+B 
  • Heather's Humbug (3 part violins + piano) B 
  • Russian Rumpus (3 part violins + piano) A-C 
  • Glenorchy Grizzle (2 part violins + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) B
  • Dilley Dance (2 part violins + piano) (+ instructions for the low 2 dance!) A+B
  • Laura's Lullaby (2 part violins + piano) A+B
  • Popcorn Pizza (2 or 3 part violins + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) A+B
  • Doodle Dots (2 part violins + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) A 
  • Tweet Tweet (2 part violins + piano) (+pre-twinkle part) A+B  
  • Wiggen Wiggle (up to 5 part violins + piano) B  
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     The book contains a CD with both performance and backing tracks, piano accompaniment part and the violin parts are photocopiable for your pupils.
     
        
    GEMS FOR VIOLIN ENSEMBLES 2


    Piano score and photocopiable violin parts. Includes CD with performance and
    backing tracks for:
        
    Lonely Lady (4 part violins + piano) A/B

    Dooby Doo Doo (4 part violins + piano) A/B

    Legato Lines (3 part violins + piano) A-B

    Double Dazzle (2 part violins + piano) B/C

    Fiddlers' Folly (2 part violins + piano) B/C (+ optional easy part)

    Sh! Sh! (3 part violins + piano) A-B (+ optional easy part) 



    GEMS FOR CELLO ENSEMBLES


           Piano score and photocopiable cello parts.
          Includes CD with performance and backing tracks for:
        • Tweet Tweet (2 part cellos + piano) (+pre-twinkle part) A+B  
        • Doodle Dots (2 part cellos + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) A
        • Double Dazzle (2 part cellos + piano) B/C
        • Russian Rumpus (3 part cellos + piano) A-C  
        • Swedish Shoemaker (2 part cellos + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) A
        • Celtic Canon (2 or 3 part cellos + piano) C
        • Dooby Doo Doo (4 part cellos + piano) A/B
        • Lonely Lady (4 part cellos + piano) A/B
        • Mayo Morrins (2 part cellos + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part)  A 
        • Willow Wands (3 part cellos + piano) B/C


        GEMS FOR FLUTE ENSEMBLES
         
         


        Piano score and photocopiable flute parts. Includes CD with performance and
        backing tracks for: 
        • Celtic Canon (2 or 3 part flutes + piano) C
        • Cheeky Czardas  (2 part flutes + piano) (+ easy part) C
        • Doodle Dots (2 part flutes + piano) (+ easy part) A
        • Dream Days (2 part flutes + piano) B
        • Lonely Lady (4 part flutes + piano) (+ 5 extra parts) A/B
        • Mayo Morrins (2 part flutes + piano) (+ easy part) A
        • Rumpty Rumba (3 part flutes + piano (+ easy part) B
        • Sh! Sh! (3 part flutes + piano) A-B (+ optional easy part) 
        • Stamping Song (2 part flutes + piano) A+B
        • Water Wheels (2 part flutes + piano) C

        GEMS FOR BEGINNER VIOLIN GROUPS


        A collection of tried and tested, easy, rhythmic, fun pieces for group lessons, concerts and workshops. They are designed for use in either a reading-based or Suzuki context. Includes reproducible violin parts. Although designed for open-string players (Violin A parts) with piano/CD, most of the pieces include optional parts (Violin B&C) for more advanced players. The CD includes performance and piano backing tracks.
        • Alligator Snap Snap
        • Bohemian Folk Song
        • Copycat Song
        • Swing Song
        • Russian Song
        • Chatterbox, Chatterbox
        • Flying Saucer
        • "We can play the Twinkle Variations"
        • Cabbage Song
        • Dorset Reel
        • Starry Spaces
        • Listen to the Twinkle Variations
        • Minor Medley

        GEMS FOR CELLO ENSEMBLES 2




          Piano score and photocopiable cello parts. Includes CD with performance and
          backing tracks for:
        • Cheeky Czardas (2 part cellos + piano) (+pre-twinkle part)  A+B  
        • Rumpty Rumba (3 part cellos + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) A+B
        • Fiddlers' Folly (2 part cellos + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) B/C
        • Laura's Lullaby (2 part cellos + piano) A/B   
        • Popcorn Pizza (3 part cellos + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) A+B
        • Gaelic Gold (2 or 3 part cellos + piano) (+ 2 easy ostinato parts) A/B
        • Sh! Sh! (3 part cellos + piano) ( + pre-twinkle part) A-B
        • Five Fun (4 part cellos + piano) A/B
        • Settlers' Song (2 part cellos + piano)  A/B  
        • Hungarian Hop (2, 3 or 4 part cellos + piano) B/C
        • Slurring Skirmish (2 part cellos + piano) C

        GEMS FOR VIOLIN ENSEMBLES 3


        • Rumpty Rumba  (3 part violins + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part)  A+B  
        • Cheeky Czardas (2 part violins + piano)(+ pre-twinkle part)  A+B   
        • Jelly Jam (4 part ROUND + piano)  A  
        • Five Fun (3 part violins + piano) A/B
        • Gaelic Gold (2 or 3 part violins + piano) (+ easy ostinato part) A/B  
        • Echo Effect (4 part violins + piano) (+ 2 easy extra parts) A  
        • Settlers' Song (2 part violins + piano) B  
        • Swing Song (2 part violins + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) B
        • Slurring Skirmish (2 part violins + piano)  A+B
        • Swedish Shoemaker (2 part violins + piano) (+ pre-twinkle part) A 
        • Willow Wands (3 part violins + piano)  C     

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        GEMS FOR JUNIOR STRING ORCHESTRAS 1

        Score and photocopiable string parts (Vln1, Vln2, Vln3/Viola, Cello, Bass (optional) included in the book. Piano part for use in rehearsals or if some instruments are missing.


        • Intrada
        • Adam in the Garden
        • Jazzy Beat
        • Sword Dance
        • Old McDonald
        • Drunken Sailor
        • There Once was a Folksong


        GEMS FOR JUNIOR STRING ORCHESTRAS 2

        Score and photocopiable string parts (Vln1, Vln2, Vln3/Viola, Cello, Bass (optional) included in the book. Piano part for use in rehearsals or if some instruments are missing.


        • Russian Romp
        • Thrumpton Threadwell Morris Dance
        • Volga Boat Song
        • Matilda Kookaburra
        • Skye Boat Song
        • Raggle Taggle
        • New Boogie



        GEMS FOR JUNIOR STRING ORCHESTRAS 3


        • Round Dance
        • Flop-Eared Mule
        • Filipino Song
        • Hungary Mungary
        • Up Bow Waltz
        • Five Time
        • Lisdoonvarna


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