EDUCATIONAL COMPOSITIONS

Canzonetta for Violin and Piano (duration 1:00) is a solo piece for the very beginning violinist. It uses only quarter and half notes and is played on the D and A strings, utilizing the simple finger spacing of D major - a perfect "first recital" piece.

First Waltz for Violin and Piano (duration 2:15) is a solo piece for the very beginning violinist. It uses only quarter and dotted half notes and is played on the A and E strings, utilizing the simple finger sspacing of E major - a perfect "first recital" piece.

Spritely Capers for Violin and Piano (duration :55) is a solo piece for the very beginning violinist. It uses only quarter, half and whole notes and is played on the G and D strings, utilizing the simple finger spacing of G major - a perfect "first recital" piece.

Variations on a Theme of Susan for Violin Alone (duration 2:50) contains a simple theme with four variations. The technique required is moderate and the piece may be played entirely in the first position - a perfect recital piece for the young virtuoso.

EDUCATIONAL STUDIES

Studies for Violin (Second Position) contains 13 short and easy studies along with a culminating "solo etude" - a good foundation for the more advanced etudes of Sitt and Campagnoli.

CONCERT TRANSCRIPTIONS & COMPOSITIONS

Solo Violin

Wedding Marches - The traditional wedding march from "Lohengrin" by Richard Wagner and the wedding music from "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by Felix Mendelssohn, in a rich arrangement for the professional-level violinist.

Variations on Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star - This familiar theme with variations and cadenza uses pizzicato with left and right hands, harmonics, double stops, trills, and other techniques to demonstrate the range of the violin in a familiar and enjoyable manner. A must for children's performances and a favorite at adult concerts and as an encore piece

Violin / Piano

Wiegenlied (Lullaby) - Johannes Brahms
           Recorded on William Scobie's CD, "Echoes of Dreams".

Greensleeves
           Recorded on William Scobie's CD, "Echoes of Dreams".

Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)
           Recorded on William Scobie's CD, "Echoes of Dreams".

The Little Dustman (Lullaby)
           Recorded on William Scobie's CD, "Echoes of Dreams".

 

 

 

 

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