Various / arr. Doris Preucil
Violin & Piano Book & CD
Meditative Moments features 14 beautiful and melodic pieces for solo violin and piano that will inspire peaceful meditation and are perfect for many occasions, this album is a must-have for every professional violinist. Selected for solemn and thoughtful times such as religious ceremonies, funerals, and weddings, the pieces range from Bach, Handel, and Tartini, to Mozart, Mendelssohn, Franck, Grieg, and Faure, as well as "Amazing Grace." Though perfect for professionals---especially for those last-minute calls---each piece has been carefully arranged so that intermediate level players will find them very accessible. The included CD can serve as a model to assist learning. Recording artists are Jeanne Preucil Rose---a first violinist with the Cleveland Orchestra, and Kathryn Brown---head of the Piano Department at the Cleveland Institute of Music. The arrangements are by Doris Preucil is a well-respected teacher and arranger of the Suzuki Viola School.