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Celtic Music for Violin by Jessica Walsh
Celtic Music for Violin by Jessica Walsh
I was looking online for a book of Celtic music, with a Play-Along CD, so had no idea what tunes were in this one, or what level it was aimed at?
What a delightful surprise I got, when I decided to play the CD, to hear some of the tunes!
It's so good that you will forget you are supposed to play along and just sit and listen instead.
:)

Some of the tunes are nice and easy to play...others are more challenging, but all are beautiful melodies, so you will be enticed to try again and again.
Although I am new to bowed instruments, I have been making music for many years, so did not encounter the same problems as the previous reviewer.
Pete 'Dr. Banjo' Wernick: Bluegrass Slow Jam For T&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Pete Wernick
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Fun!, 9 Aug 2012
As a complete newcomer to a bowed instrument, I bought this DVD to enjoy taking part in a Bluegrass Jam.
What is great about this series of DVDs, is that you can play along with any number of different instruments and make your part as easy or as difficult as you like!
Some folks don't like the fact that you don't have a set piece of written music in front of you, but that isn't the 'Bluegrass' tradition...you are encouraged to play 'by ear' and improvise.

Great fun, if you enjoy Bluegrass music!
Worship Solos: For Viola by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
Worship Solos: For Viola by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
I bought this book because I am wishing to gain confidence in playing as part of a small group, at church.
The Play-Along CD helps give one the feeling of being part of the music, but sadly, I found it rather confusing, as when I put the CD into my computer, it said it was the disc for "Modern Worship Collection" and listed a different set of tunes?
It all worked out OK in the end, as I realised that the tunes playing WERE the correct ones for the book I had bought, so if you put the CD in a CD player, you could avoid the confusion?
There are some nice songs in this book, mostly in easy keys (for violin, viola or cello) except for 2 that are written in E for some strange… Read more

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