The Little Suite is based on three melodies from Rumania and Hungary, and intended for a fine young soloist with a young student orchestra. A version with piano is also available. The performance material includes the score, solo part and string parts.
Little Suite for Violin and Strings, David Banney
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This music is suitable for a proficient junior orchestra or an intermediate orchestra (it is also suitable for advanced/professional orchestras). All the parts include syncopated quavers and quaver rests, and there are changes in meter and tempo, as well as significant rubato in the slow movement.
The solo violin part is suitable for an advanced student/professional, and requires confident playing.
The following guide is based on Colourstrings Violin curriculum equivalents:
Violin 1: early Book E (sharpened 3rd finger)
Violin 2: end Book D
Viola: early Book E (sharpened third finger)