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The Best Of Grade 1 Violin


Over the years, many examination pieces have captured the imagination of teachers and students, but the stars of past syllabuses are often forgotten. This collection brings together best-loved grade 1 Violin pieces, includingLand of the Silver Birch, Dvorák’s Largo from the New World Symphony and Gershwin’s Oh, Lady, Be Good.

Containing fresh editions of folk and classical masterpiecesalongside contemporary favourites, all pieces have been rigorously researched by violin expert Jessica O’Leary. A CD of performance and accompaniment tracks is included, as are useful practice tips. This book includespiecesfrom current and past Trinity and ABRSM syllabuses.

Jessica O’Leary has a successful career as a teacher, professional violinist, ABRSM examiner and seminar presenter. She has toured and recorded extensivelyas a member of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, and has performed with Madonna, Led Zeppelin, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Opera House. She teaches violin and viola and directs string ensembles at StPaul’s Girls’ School, Eltham College and Junior Guildhall London.


  • - Publisher: Faber Music
  • - Editor: Jessica O'Leary
  • - Instrumentation: Violin and Piano
  • - Product Type: Book and CD
  • - ISBN: 9780571536917
  • - Series: Best Of Grade
  • - Pages: 38
  • - Product Code: FAB0571536913
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SKU 571536913
Publisher Faber Music
ISBN 9780571536917
Contributors O'Leary, Jessica (Editor)
Skill Level 2
Genre Traditional, Musicals, Romantic, Baroque, Classical
Pages 38
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