Tuition and repertoire books for string instruments are a big part of our publishing catalogue. We hope that this resource will help you find out more about the titles that you already know, and highlight those hidden gems you may not have come across before.
IMPROVE YOUR... SERIES Paul Harris Paul Harris is one of the UK’s most influential music educationalists. He studied the clarinet at the Royal Academy of Music, where he won the August Manns Prize for outstanding performance in clarinet playing and where he now teaches. He is in great demand as a teacher, composer, and writer (with over 600 books to his name). His inspirational masterclasses and workshops continue to influence thousands of young musicians and teachers all over the world in both the principles and practice of musical performance and education. Improve your scales! Paul Harris’s brilliant series of scale workbooks are an invaluable resource for students. Improve your scales! covers all the keys and ranges required for the ABRSM examination syllabus, helping students pick up those valuable extra marks. Covering a wide range of instruments and grades, these books use ‘finger fitness’ exercises, scale and arpeggio studies, key pieces and simple improvisations to get pupils playing scales and arpeggios with real confidence, as well as promoting a solid basis for learning repertoire and sight-reading pieces. 0571537014 Improve your scales! Violin Grade 1 Paul Harris £4.99 €7.01 0571537022 Improve your scales! Violin Grade 2 Paul Harris £5.50 €7.43 0571537030 Improve your scales! Violin Grade 3 Paul Harris £5.50 €7.43 0571537049 Improve your scales! Violin Grade 4 Paul Harris £5.50 €7.43 0571537057 Improve your scales! Violin Grade 5 Paul Harris £5.99 €8.18 Improve your sight-reading! bEST-SELLER Improve your sight-reading! by Paul Harris will improve reading ability and sight-reading success in the ABRSM graded exams – whatever your instrument. 0571536212 Improve your sight-reading! Violin Grade 1 Paul Harris £5.99 €8.18 0571536220 Improve your sight-reading! Violin Grade 2 Paul Harris £6.50 €9.11 0571536239 Improve your sight-reading! Violin Grade 3 Paul Harris £6.50 €9.11 0571536247 Improve your sight-reading! Violin Grade 4 Paul Harris £6.99 €9.30 0571536255 Improve your sight-reading! Violin Grade 5 Paul Harris £6.99 €9.30 0571536263 Improve your sight-reading! Violin Grade 6 Paul Harris £7.50 €9.81 0571536271 Improve your sight-reading! Violin Grades 7-8 Paul Harris £7.99 €11.17 0571536999 Improve your sight-reading! Viola Grades 1-5 Paul Harris £7.99 €11.17 0571536972 Improve your sight-reading! Cello Grades 1-3 Paul Harris £7.99 €11.17 0571536980 Improve your sight-reading! Cello Grades 4-5 Paul Harris £7.99 €11.17 0571537006 Improve your sight-reading! D Bass Grades 1-5 Paul Harris £7.99 €11.17 10 Faber Music strings Catalogue
Mini fake book This Mini Fake Book for Violin presents 101 much-loved songs and melodies from across the decades cleverly compiled in one bumper volume. Each book is packed with themes from film, TV, theatre and more. All the tunes have been carefully arranged to cover Grades 1-5 level, in melody and chord symbol format. Ideal for buskers young and old, or as an alternative to traditional studies, for improvising or simply for fun. 0571526896 Mini Fake Book for Violin Sally Adams & Mary Cohen £10.99 €14.91 Jazz, Film & Shows Play series The Play series offers intermediate string players the opportunity to play a range of well-known tunes across genres including the best of Broadway, Gershwin and your favourite shows. 0571526357 Play Broadway (violin/ECD) John Kember £9.99 €13.97 0571531547 Play Christmas (violin/ECD) Richard Harris £9.99 €13.97 057151622X Play Gershwin (violin & piano) George Gershwin £8.99 €12.10 0571568254 Play Jazztime (violin & piano) Edward Huws Jones £7.99 €11.17 0571569617 Play Showtime Book 1 (violin & piano) Glover & Stratford £8.50 €12.10 0571568599 Play Showtime Book 2 (violin & piano) Glover & Stratford £8.50 €12.10 0571516238 Play Gershwin (cello & piano) George Gershwin £8.99 €12.10 0571518516 Play Showtime (cello & piano) Pat Legg £8.99 €13.04 Porgy & Bess Porgy & Bess Selections contains four favourites from Gershwin’s 1934 ‘folk opera’ including the perennially popular Summertime, arranged for violin and piano. 0571530850 Porgy & Bess Selections (violin & piano) George Gershwin £8.99 €13.04 Ladies in Lavender These pieces from Ladies in Lavender, directed by Charles Dance and starring Dame Judi Dench and Dame Maggie Smith, were composed and arranged by Nigel Hess for violin with piano accompaniment. 0571537316 Ladies in Lavender: Fantasy (violin & piano) Nigel Hess £7.99 €11.17 0571533965 Ladies in Lavender: Theme (violin & piano) Nigel Hess £5.99 €8.18 0571537294 Ladies in Lavender: Theme (cello & piano) Nigel Hess £5.99 €8.18 Faber Music strings Catalogue 11