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Zempléni László: Musical Journey for children's string orchestra (first position)

score and parts

Setting: String Orchestra
Instrumentation: 3 vl1, 3 vl2, 3 vl3, 2 vlc, cb
Series: Leggierissimo
Genre: Pedagogical performance pieces
Language: Hungarian, English, German, French
Length: 64 pages
Published: August 2006
Item number: 14451
ISMN: 9790080144510
The stopping-places in this Musical journey are various countries of Europe, Albania, Bulgaria, Denmark, Poland, Hungary, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine ? each is represented in this volume by a very easy, short arrangement of a folksong or children?s song. In the string orchestra violas are replaced by 3rd violins, among the parts included with the score there is an ad libitum part for double bass. Every piece is playable in the first position by all sections of the orchestra.

Contents

1.
Bulgaria
2.
Albania (Moj llokumja me shequer)
3.
Italy (Ma come balli bella bimba)
4.
Switzerland (Schuhemächerli, Schuhemächerli)
5.
Spain (Como vives tan alta vives airosa...)
6.
Scotland (By yon bonnie banks...)
7.
Denmark (Mine gedebukke, mine gedebukke...)
8.
Germany (Häschen in der Grube...)
9.
Poland (Walzl kotek na plotek i mruga...)
10.
Russia
11.
Ukraine
12.
Hungary (Az oláhok, az oláhok...)
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Modelled on the popular Leggiero series, Leggierissimo was launched by the publisher with the music schools’ youngest string players in mind. In the very easy pieces for string orchestra in the new series, a third violin part replaces the viola. Everything is in the first position, so even after just a few years’ instrumental study children can experience the pleasure of orchestral playing. Most of the volumes published so far were compiled by András Soós and László Zempléni, partly as composers of original works and arrangements, partly as transcribers of works, mainly for piano, by the greatest masters (Händel, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, Tchaikovsky). Every volume appears in the form of a folder, containing both the score and the individual parts.
 

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