String Time Starters

21 pieces for flexible ensemble

/ David Blackwell / Kathy Blackwell
Cello book
In stock


String Time Starters is an exciting ensemble collection for beginner strings from the authors of the award-winning Fiddle Time series. A prequel to String Time Joggers, this collection provides inventive and enjoyable ensemble repertoire for groups of all sizes.

  • 21 easy, characterful ensemble pieces, plus fun warm ups
  • Flexible scoring for violin, viola, cello, and double bass with piano or CD accompaniment - from duets in any combination to large ensembles
  • The level approximately corresponds to the Starters books for violin, viola, and cello - some parts use open strings only, some use open strings and first fingers, and some use all fingers, catering for groups of mixed ability
  • Pupil books for violin, viola, cello, and double bass with lively illustrations
  • Teacher's book with score, including piano part, and a CD with performances and backing tracks for all pieces
  • Full performances and backing tracks also available to download from the Companion Website


  • Show time!
  • Sword dance
  • Let's play a rag
  • Midnight feast
  • Chicken on a fencepost
  • Mellow-D
  • Take your partners
  • Daydream
  • Take the D Train
  • Three-legged race
  • Boogie
  • Time to tango
  • Let's rock!
  • Circus tricks
  • Ode to Joy
  • Skye boat song
  • Mary had a baby
  • Jingle, bells
  • Canoe song
  • G-force blues
  • Hush, little baby

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193411623
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 24
Publication Date: 24/12/2015
Format: 311x232
Force: Flexible string ensemble
Level of difficulty: A


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