The Baroque Around the World series for flexible ensemble with keyboard can be used in the home, in schools and in music centres - ideal for informal music-making, as well as student and professional performance.Each publication includes a CD with listening and play-along tracks, performed by the outstanding musicians Sharon Lindo (violin), Jennifer Stinton (flute), Nick Stringfellow (cello) and Jeremy Barlow (harpsichord).16 easy to intermediate pieces for violin (flute or oboe), keyboard and optional cello (bassoon). From 18th-century England, the collection includes country dances, Cheshire rounds, hornpipes and pantomime tunes, plus examples of the march, minuet, siciliana, gavotte and jig. Featured composers include Arne, Earl of Abingdon, Hebden, Holcombe, Linley, Roseingrave, Stanley, Thackray.
Wonderful collection of English baroque music. Fun to play with violin and cello, or with a piano. For me as a beginner cellist, I enjoy that several pieces of the accompaniment are playable in first position, some with and others without extensions. Anonymous
- (AMSTERDAM, Netherlands)