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Buy the happiest music in the world here!

We have just published our violin and cello duet arrangement of Alleluia from Mozart’s Exsultate Jubilate. Is this the happiest music in the world? Maybe!  Mozart wrote it when he was only 17. Here’s the original orchestration: https://youtu.be/XkjjnlrWifU This would be ideal for any wedding ceremony or reception. Click below to buy the music: http://www.fedorastrings.com/product-category/sheet-music-sales/ […]

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Our new string duet arrangement of Bach’s most famous work

We have just published our violin and cello duet arrangement of Air on a G String – perhaps Bach’s most famous work. This piece has been a challenge to arrange for string duet. Roger and I both wrote versions, neither of which felt quite right so we abandoned the idea. However, the problems somehow resolved […]

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More Bach!!!

Here’s another fab performance of Bach – this time from the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra playing on original instruments with obvious enjoyment, energy and virtuosity:  

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Playing string orchestra music by heart

The link below shows a marvellous performance of the waltz movement of Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings by a chamber ensemble called A Far Cry. https://youtu.be/aPHn1DMa2xc This performance brings the dance character to life wonderfully well  and all the members of the group are playing by heart, which can give  an added sense of freedom as […]

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Free sheet music when you buy five arrangements

Summer holidays are nearly here – and it you’re a string player they’re a fab time to browse through repertoire.Click here to go direct to our violin and cello duet wedding sheet music shop here: http://www.fedorastrings.com/product-category/sheet-music-sales/   Duets are a wonderfully enjoyable form of chamber music and cellist Mark Bailey and I recently recorded a cello […]

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Cello Duets You Can Buy Nowhere Else!

The cello duo sheet music repertoire has always been surprisingly small, so we’ve decided to expand it. Our newly created cello duos are based on our violin and cello sheet music arrangements and are intermediate to advanced in standard. Cello duets are extremely enjoyable to play and can be great fun in lessons, giving the […]

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Buy Jerome Kern’s String Duets Here!

Jerome Kern’s music is now out of copyright and today we have added five violin and cello duet arrangements of his music to our website.Love, in its many moods, is the theme for all but one of these songs; the exception is Pick Yourself Up – a delightful, confidence-boosting piece of positive thinking, which you […]

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Sensuous sheet music for sale…

You can now buy our arrangement of Monteverdi’s Chiome d’Oro (Golden Head of Hair) at our violin and cello duet wedding sheet music online shop here: http://www.fedorastrings.com/product-category/sheet-music-sales/ This lively and vibrant piece is one of Monteverdi’s erotic madrigals and is about the attractions of women and the effect they have on men. Here’s a translation of the […]

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New Violin and Cello Duet Sheet Music Coming Soon!

We’re in the process of editing more of our violin and cello duet sheet music arrangements so we can sell them on our website. The new violin and cello duets will start to be added in around four weeks’ time and are mostly of well known baroque and classical pieces. But on November 11th Jerome […]

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Freedom!

For quite a long time I have been incorporating improvisation into my cello teaching – occasionally with almost miraculous results; but I had no idea where to begin when it came to improvising on the piano. A lesson with Lucinda Mackworth Young was a huge help: she showed me how simple piano improvisation can be […]

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