Moonlight Caravan

Grade 1 • 3/4 • E Dorian Double basses are featured first with the primary lumbering melody, later joined by a graceful and serene theme in the upper strings. This diatonically E Dorian piece features full harmonies that will give your beginners a sophisticated sound....

Summer Storm

Grade 1 • 3/4 • E Dorian A tempestuous tour de force, using detache, staccato, slurs, accents and pizzicato techniques to illustrate the different facets of a blustering thunderstorm. The entire piece can be played without low-2 finger patterns in the violins and...

The Tango Lesson

Grade 1 • 4/4 • B minor This piece calls to mind a beginner’s first tango lesson, starting out by a musical depiction of footsteps falling pedantically in the characteristic slow, slow, quick, quick, slow rhythm. A musically satisfying piece written with the...