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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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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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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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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 Music: The Prince of Denmark’s March

We are now selling our arrangement of The Prince of Denmark’s  March by Jeremiah Clarke online. This famous celebratory piece is frequently played at wedding ceremonies and  has lots of elaboration and flourishes, but although the music is so popular, few people remember the prince it was written for. Jeremiah Clarke George, Prince of Denmark and […]

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New Violin and Cello Duet Sheet Music – The Lark in the Clear Air

Our latest sheet music arrangement is one of my favourite folk songs – The Lark in the Clear Air – and this warm-hearted, tender tune is ideal for wedding ceremonies. Anyone who has heard The Lark Ascending by Vaughan William will know that the violin is excellent at evoking bird flight, and we have exploited […]

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What makes a good violin and cello duet arrangement?

How important is it to stick to authenticity when arranging a piece of music – or indeed adapting a book for film or theatre? Of course well known tunes are well known for a reason: they’re good! And if you change too much you can lose the whole point of the music. However, if you […]

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New Flower Duet Sheet Music

We’ve just added our violin and cello duet music arrangement of the famous Flower Duet to our online shop. The music comes from Delibes’ opera Lakme, which is set in nineteenth century British India and concerns a tragic love affair.Lakme is the daughter of a fanatical Brahmin priest and she and Gerald – an Englishman […]

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New violin and cello duet sheet music: They Can’t Take That Away From Me

We’ve just added a violin and cello duet music arrangement of Gershwin’s song They Can’t Take That Away From Me to our online shop. It comes from the musical Shall We Dance, which was made into a film with Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire in 1937. The lyrics ” The way you wear your hat, […]

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Duo wedding violin and cello music at Talbot Inn, Ripley

At the beginning of September our string duet played for a wedding ceremony and reception at the 15th century Talbot Inn in Ripley, an old coaching inn which has historic links to Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton.  The bride had hired us in secret, so the groom  was very  surprised when we began playing, but […]

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