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Arrangements by Deborah Greenblatt

String Solos

Renaissance Fiddler’s Tune Book
21 olde tunes composed between the years 1100 and 1650. Love songs, sad songs, dance songs, waltzes, etc., from Germany, France, England, and Italy will add just the right depth and change of pace to your repertoire.

Telemann’s Fantasias for Solo Violin
G. P. Telemann composed 12 Fantasias for Violin, and 12 Fantasias for Flute. This collection includes all 24 of these terrific pieces arranged for solo violin.

Telemann’s Fantasias for Solo Viola
G. P. Telemann composed 12 Fantasias for Violin, and 12 Fantasias for Flute. This collection includes all 24 of these terrific pieces arranged for solo viola.


String Duets

Classical Fiddle Tunes for Two (Options: violin, viola, cello, bass, or mandolin duet books.)
“Classical Tunes for Two, Volume 1” contains the easiest arrangements. “Classical Tunes for Two, Volume 2” contains tunes that are a bit more difficult, and “Classical Tunes for Two, Volume 3” has works that are even more challenging.

Quantz Duets
These late baroque gems are full of wonderful harmonies, shared melodies, and a variety of moods. There are ten individual “Quantz Duets” part books available... Violin A, Violin B, Viola A, Viola B, Cello A, Cello B, Bass A, Bass B, Mandolin A, and Mandolin B. Build a duet with each part in the clef that each musician prefers.

Telemann Sonatas for Two Violins
This collection features eight melodious works for you and your colleague to enjoy. The first six are canons, and are a bit easier than the other two sonatas in this collection.


String Trios

Baroque Trios for Strings (Build a trio with part books in treble, viola, or bass clefs.)
The word “baroque” comes from the Italian word “barocco”, which means “bizarre”. Many of these 20 arrangements were composed for specific occasions, so you will have the opportunity to match these pieces with your own celebratory needs.

Classic Waltz Trios for Strings (Build a trio with part books in treble, viola, or bass clefs.)
Many of these 17 arrangements, from the 18th century through early 20th century, may be quite familiar to you (i.e., “Chopsticks”, “After the Ball”, “I’m Called Little Buttercup”), and others may be a totally new adventure.

Classical Trios for Strings (Build a trio with part books in treble, viola, or bass clefs.)
The word “classical” is often used to describe serious music from many time periods, but “classical” actually means music composed between 1750 and 1820. These 15 arrangements will provide you and your musical colleagues with many hours of musical adventure and pleasure to share with your audiences.

Mozart Trios for Strings (Build a trio with part books in treble, viola, or bass clefs.)
These 14 exhilarating sonatas, were originally composed for keyboard, with violin accompaniment. W.A. Mozart began composing Sonata No. 1 when he was just 6 years old, and finished Sonata No. 14 when he was 10 years old.

Romantic Trios for Strings (Build a trio with part books in treble, viola, or bass clefs.)
29 arrangements of works composed in the romantic period (1815 - 1910).


String Quartets/Quintets

Alexander’s Feast by G.F. Handel (Violin 1, violin 2, viola, and cello; includes optional bass)
The score is spiral-bound, Parts are camera ready. Purchase includes permission for the buyer to photocopy parts for their own students or string orchestra.

Danseyre by Tielman Susato (Violin 1, violin 2, viola, and cello)
57 light-hearted dance tunes from the Renaissance. Includes gaillards, pavanes, allemaingnes, bergerettes, etc.

Fairy Queen by Henry Purcell (Violin 1, violin 2, viola, and cello; includes optional bass)
This collection includes the instrumental pieces from Henry Purcell’s 1692 opera, “The Fairy Queen”, which is an adaption of Shakespeare’s play, “Midsummer Night’s Dream”.

Overtures for Strings (Violin 1, violin 2, viola, and cello; includes optional bass)
This string ensemble collection is perfect for the advanced string quartet with symphonic tastes. Each overture has been arranged so that everybody gets the chance to show off, as well as play classic excerpts.

String Quartets for All Seasons: Autumn (Violin 1, violin 2, viola, and cello)
These 10 arrangements feature Baroque music from Italy, Romantic music from France, Germany, Russia, Spain and the United States, early 20th century music from England, Norway and the United States.

String Quartets for All Seasons: Spring (Violin 1, violin 2, viola, and cello)
These 14 arrangements feature Renaissance music from England and France, Baroque music from England and Italy, Romantic music from Austria, England, France, Germany, Poland and Venezuela, and early 20th century music from the United States of America.

String Quartets for All Seasons: Summer (Violin 1, violin 2, viola, and cello)
These 11 arrangements feature Renaissance music, Baroque music from Italy, Romantic music from Denmark, Germany, Russia, and the U.S.A., and early 20th century music from the U.S.A.

String Quartets for All Seasons: Winter (Violin 1, violin 2, viola, and cello)
These 12 arrangements feature a traditional Christmas tune from the Shetland Islands (Day Dawn), as well as music from the Baroque, Renaissance, Romantic, and early 20th century periods.

The Water Music by G.F. Handel for String Quartet (Violin 1, violin 2, viola, and cello; violin 3 part book available)


Recorders

Telemann Recorder Quartet Collection (Soprano, alto, tenor, bass)
“Concerto in C”, “Concerto in G”, “Menuet”, “Sonatina in Bb”, “Sonatina in E”



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