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Grade by Grade - Violin Grade 2

The complete resource for the Grade 2 violinist
Selected by Liz Partridge
violin and piano
Product number: BH 13188
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The Grade by Grade series draws on the rich and varied Boosey & Hawkes catalogue of classical, contemporary and educational repertoire, highlighting composers including Serge Prokofieff, Dmitri Shostakovich, Karl Jenkins, Carol Barratt and Christopher Norton, alongside arrangements of traditional music from around the world by Peter Wastall, Edward Huws Jones and others.

Carefully selected by Liz Partridge, this practical anthology provides the complete repertoire resource for the aspiring Grade 2 violinist and creates the perfect package for teaching, exam preparation and performance.

Each volume contains:

  • a diverse collection of pieces, each complemented by a useful practice and performance tip
  • grade-appropriate scales and arpeggios linked to the repertoire through bespoke text and exercises
  • brand new sight-reading, music-theory and improvisation activities
  • newly-commissioned aural awareness tasks
  • a piano accompaniment booklet

Full performance demonstrations, piano accompaniment tracks and grade-appropriate aural awareness resources available online.
 

Liz Partridge is an experienced performer and teacher. She began her career as a quartet player and with ensembles at the BBC and the English National Opera before taking up the position of Sub-Principal First Violin at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. As a freelance player she has performed in concert halls, theatres and recording studios around the world. She currently performs freelance with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. As a teacher, Liz regularly coaches and mentors individuals and ensembles of all ages and abilities. Her teaching experience informed her work as an examiner for Trinity College London and now as a festival adjudicator.

Content

Peter Tchaikovsky: The Hurdy-Gurdy
Katherine & Hugh Colledge: Thingummyjig
Arthur Sullivan: The Merryman and his Maid
Thomas Gregory: The Nervous Adventurer
Johannes Brahms: The Sandman
Béla Bartók: Canon
Leonard Bernstein: I Feel Pretty (from 'West Side Story')
James Scott Skinner: The Flower of the Quern
Rodgers & Hammerstein: My Favorite Things (from ‘The Sound of Music’)
Paul Peuerl: Intrada
Traditional German tune: Cat in the Snow (theme & variations)
Edward Jones: Glwysen(The Fairest One)
Henry Purcell: Rigaudon
David Wells: Point to Point (duet)
Traditional Norwegian tune: Drevsjø Waltz
Traditional Israeli tune: Mayim, Mayim

 

Scale Spot:

  • F Major
  • Double Stopping
  • D Major
  • G Minor
  • D Major

Sight
Reading

Improvise!

Aural Awareness

More Information

Title:
Grade by Grade - Violin Grade 2
The complete resource for the Grade 2 violinist
Selected by Liz Partridge
Language:
English
Level of difficulty:
easy
Publisher/Label:
Boosey & Hawkes
Series:

Technical Details

Product number:
BH 13188
ISMN13:
979-0-060-13188-2
ISBN13:
978-1-78454-182-8
Weight:
0,25 kg
Pages:
60
Format:
22.9cm x 30.5cm
Binding:
Saddle-wire stitching

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Grade by Grade

The Grade By Grade series draws on the rich and varied Boosey & Hawkes catalogue of classical, contemporary and educational repertoire, highlighting composers including Serge Prokofieff, Dmitri Shostakovich, Karl Jenkins, Carol Barratt and Christopher Norton, alongside arrangements of traditional music from around the world by Peter Wastall, Vera Gray and others. Carefully selected, these practical anthologies provide the complete repertoire resource for aspiring musicians and create the perfect package for teaching, exam preparation and performance.

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