Cello Globetrotters + CD

Ros Stephen
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Cello Globetrotters brings together toe-tapping original tunes in styles from around the world - from Arabic to Chinese and from klezmer to the Argentinian tango - for the budding cellist. This unique book presents a kaleidoscope of musical traditions, with supporting background information and backing tracks that capture each sound-world. To help with technique and interpretation, every piece includes tailored warm-ups and stylistic tips from the author. With options for cello or piano accompaniment, and an inspirational CD, Cello Globetrotters is the ultimate resource for aspiring cellists looking to go travellin'...

  • 12 fun pieces in styles from around the world
  • Suitable for young cellists everywhere (3+ years' playing experience/grades 2-4)
  • Range of styles including bossa nova, klezmer, blues, Cajun, Greek, and West African
  • Fascinating background information and tailored warm-ups for every piece
  • Includes cello accompaniments for a teacher or more experienced pupil, and piano accompaniments with guitar chords
  • CD with performances and backings for every piece, recorded by renowned world-music performers


  • Dublin Time (jig, Ireland)
  • Stoppin' off in Louisiana (Cajun, USA)
  • Relaxing in Rio (bossa nova, Brazil)
  • Dancing in Odessa (klezmer, Eastern Europe)
  • Shanghai Rickshaw Ride (pentatonic, China)
  • Cairo Cradle Song (Arabiclullaby, Egypt)
  • Acropolis Dance (rebetico, Greece)
  • Tango in San Telmo (tango, Argentina)
  • Iguazu Rapids(chamamé, Argentina)
  • 'Hole in my Shoe' Blues (blues, USA)
  • Transylvanian Dance (Romania)
  • AfricanJamboree (West Africa)

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193370043
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 32
Publication Date: 16/06/2011
Barcode: 0
ISBN: 9780193370043
Format: 311x232
Voices: Solo; 2-5
Force: Cello & cello/piano accompaniment
Level of difficulty: B


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