The Classic Experience - Violin (Book/CDs)

Books and CDs | Violin, Piano Accompaniment

Catalogue No: CRA90523
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
A collection of Violin arrangements for themes taken from the hugely successful Classic Experience recording series.

Whether performed with the specially recorded backing tracks CDs or with piano accompaniment, this fabulous collection of arrangements will bring hours of enjoyment.
ISBN: M220905230
Skill Level: Easy Explain this
No of pages: 88
Language: English
Publisher: Cramer Music
 
     
       
         

          The Classic Experience - Violin (Book/CDs) reviews verified by reevooReevoo

          Quality of content
          9.0
          Value for money
          9.2
          Overall rating
          9.2
          Scores 9.2 out of 10 based on 6 reviews
          8 out of 10

          Teresa

          GB
          +
          Good piano accompaniment. Good to have practise speed on the pieces too so that you can work up to the required level.
          Mostly intermediate pieces.
          Confirmed purchase: 17 January 2017
          Published on: 06 March 2017
          10 out of 10

          Celia

          GB
          +
          Great book. Good quality tunes and a range of ability so my daughter can progress through it.
          Reviewer left no comment
          Confirmed purchase: 10 February 2017
          Published on: 24 February 2017
          10 out of 10

          Heidi

          Newcastle upon tyne GB
          +
          A range of classics with practice and performance tracks.
          None
          Confirmed purchase: 13 January 2014
          Published on: 21 June 2014

          Musicroom Reviews

          Rating
          Review
          5
          My daughter who is starting Grade III loves this selection. She recognises many of the tunes which encourages her to play and the parts are accessible for her. The piano accompaniment is also straightforward. A useful source of light relief that encourages playing for pleasure.
          Anonymous - (Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom)
          5
          I'm really enjoying this selection, some are more challenging than others (I'm at grade 3!). CDs are a real help.
          Anonymous - ()
          5
          As an adult learner at Grade 2-3 level, I have been delighted with this book. There are several tunes that I can play without too much difficulty, plus plenty to challenge me for quite some time. The CD is very good, with slower practice tracks for some pieces (the ABRSM could copy that idea with advantage). A good quality product and excellent value for money.
          Anonymous - ()
          4
          An excellent sheet music book with CD backing to the pieces. Has a nice selection of popular classical tunes that we all know but cannot necessarily bring to mind what they are called! I would personally recommend this to anyone who would like a book of the best bits of classical pieces and this is a good way of acquiring quite a few of them. Not too difficult to play and I think would suit many levels.
          Anonymous - (SHREWSBURY, United Kingdom)
          5
          Book required for a grade 3 exam piece. It contains a varied selection of pieces so my daughter will enjoy playing these as well as the set piece.
          Anonymous - (Chepstow, United Kingdom)
          5
          This is a fantastic book with a great CD accompaniment. It made me feel like part of an orchestra. Good large range of pieces with some tracks on the CD that play some at a slower pace which is a definite plus ( and should be on all CDs I think!!) Definite good buy that will not leave you disappointed.
          Anonymous - (Verwood, United Kingdom)
          5
          Excellent with separate sheets for violin and piano accompaniment.
          Anonymous - (Elgin, United Kingdom)
          4
          The music is brilliant which I enjoy playing on my violin. The choice of the various composers are excellent as with the arrangement of formats left for the individual to select his own depending on his or her skills of the instrument they are playing.
          Anonymous - (Brighton, United Kingdom)
          5
          Excellent value collection of sheet music for grade 3/4.
          Anonymous - (Dundee, United Kingdom)
          5
          A great book full of easily recognisable pieces. The 2 CD's provide a lovely accompaniement; you could imagine yourself in a concert hall. Quite a range of grade standards covered providing something for everybody.
          Anonymous - ()
          5
          Beautiful array of pieces, thoroughly recommended. Just wish I could play them all!!
          Anonymous - (Stevenage, United Kingdom)
          5
          Very good range of pieces and technical challenge post Grade 1. The best played Demo tracks I've come across (much better than the Guest Spot, although they have improved lately). I'd recommend.
          Anonymous - (Blackpool, United Kingdom)
          5
          A really good book to inspire a young violinist to play some famous classical pieces. Well presented. The book arrived the day after I ordered it!
          Anonymous - (Matlock, United Kingdom)
          5
          The book is compulsory for my daughter but she tells me it's fine. More importantly the service from Musicroom was exemplary!
          Anonymous - (Hengoed, United Kingdom)
          5
          This is an excellent book with many songs to play. The service from musicroom was also excellent.
          Anonymous - ()
          5
          This was purchased for my young daughter who is playing at grade 4/5 level. She is finding the pieces very enjoyable and light relief from her current exam pieces.
          Anonymous - (Stonehouse, United Kingdom)
          5
          Great book for beginners who can't wait to play some well-known classics! I bought this for my son who is in Grade 1 and he loved it!
          Anonymous - (Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom)
          5
          This is great! All those songs you really want to play. They are at intermediate level and nice arrangements. The CDs are excellent and even include slower versions that you can use to practice the quicker pieces.
          Anonymous - (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
          4
          This book is great, especially for someone who is doing their grades 3-4 in violin. It really is a handy book to have, i'ts filled with well know and enjoyable pieces that also help with technique, especially for someone who is still learning third position. The only reason i gave it 4 stars and not 5 is that I think it would be even better if you could buy this without the piano parts, though having the piano parts is a really handy thing to have included, it is a bit annoying that the piano parts take up more space than the violin parts, which is primarily the reason why I bought this and I now have nothing to do with this book full of piano music that is lying around. Other than that it really is a fantastic book to have.
          Anonymous - (Wolverhampton, United Kingdom)
          5
          Excellent book for range of popular classics, introducing mixture of positions.
          Anonymous - (Farnborough, United Kingdom)
          5
          This was recommended by my teacher. I am a beginner so can't really play any of it yet but I think the pieces vary from Grade 3-5 standard. I can play some of the pieces on the flute so that works well for me. The piano accompaniment is harder than the violin part.
          Anonymous - ()
          5
          This collection of arrangements is a wonderful addition to the violin tutorials and technical materials giving the budding violinist pieces that he or she enjoys and perhaps could perform for friends or at a party. The piano accompaniment is also quite accessible for a young musician or parent who has not played in ages. Many of the pieces provide incentive to work hard on the next grade materials. My son who has just done his grade 1 exam loves Pomp & Circumstance and is looking forward to playing Romeo & Juliet as well as Sheherazad, and many others. The two CDs provide performances as well as play-along tracks, sometimes additional play-along tracks at a practice tempo. Only criticism would be that I find the alphabetical listing of pieces at the back slightly confusing. The CD's apparently follow the order of pieces as they appear in the sheet music. This collection could also serve as a source for background pieces for musicians playing at wedding receptions or parties, hotels, e.g. harp and violin. Pavane, Gymnopedie, Pachelbel's Canon, Barcarolle are already pieces harpists like to play on such occasions. It is easy to sight-read and sounds good. The accompaniment would be easy to embellish though this would not be necessary.
          Anonymous - (Kent, United Kingdom)

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