Explores/extends Baroque repertoire. Promotes good phrasing and singing style. All in alto clef.
The first movement (3-5 mins) is the most approachable of Shostakovich's first 4 quartets for both players and audience. Shostakovich described it as 'naïve and [...]
An unaccompanied lyrical, contemporary tonal suite: Prelude; Allegro; Canzona; Allegro.
This medium swing style piece is all pizzicato and great for developing a laid back feel. It should be quite straight forward for a grade [...]