G. Schirmer

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An ideal collection for a student performing in a contest or recital after 3-4 years of study. All of the pieces can be played comfortably in first position. Contents: March in G Major (J.S. Bach) · Minuet in C Major (J.S. Bach) · Minuet from String Quintet in E Major, Op. 11, No. 5 (Boccherini) · Waltz, Op. 39, No. 15 (Brahms) · Lydia (Fauré) · Solvejg's Song from Peer Gynt (Greig) · Siciliana (Handel) · Minuet (Haydn) · Jupiter Chorale from The Planets (Holst) · German Dance (The Sleigh Ride) (Mozart) · Barcarole from The Tales of Hoffmann (Offenbach) · To Music (Schubert) · The Two Grenadiers (Schumann) · Andante cantabile from Symphony No. 5 (Tchaikovsky). Cello recordings - available online for download or streaming - are by Joseph Johnson, principal cello for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and pianist Judit Jaimes. Piano accompaniment tracks are also available.