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Géza Szilvay: Supplementary Material

Appendix to the Colourstrings Violin ABC Book D
Supplementary pages for the D Book deal with finger patterns, portato, bouncing bow etc.
55011-234-6, € 10,70 Coming soon


Timo-Juhani Kyllönen

Two Romances
for cello and piano (2008-09)
55011-276-6, € 16,70 Buy now

Hermes
Toccata for two accordions (2004)
Parts: 55011-275-9, € 22,20 Buy now


Richard Faltin: Kootut yksinlaulut / Solo Songs / Samlade solosånger

Composer, organist, conductor and pedagogue Richard Faltin (1835–1918) was in his day a leading figure on the Finnish musical scene. Born in Germany, he was granted Finnish citizenship in 1869. He composed 16 solo songs and this new edition presents them all including six songs now published for the first time. 55011-266-7, € 31,30 Buy now


Jean Sibelius: Viisi joululaulua Op. 1

Five Christmas Songs for mixed choir arranged by Timo Lehtovaara (in Finnish). 1. Joulu saapuu portin luo, 2. Jo on joulu täällä, 3. Jo joutuu ilta, 4. En etsi valtaa loistoa, 5. On hanget korkeat nietokset
55011-269-8, € 9,60 Buy now

Tuule, tuuli leppeämmin
for female choir
55011-271-1, € 3,00 Buy now


Jean Sibelius: Andante festivo

for saxophone quartet
Transcription by Jari Eskola
Based on the string quartet version with idiomatic adjustments mostly connected to the continuation of the phrases. The double stops of the violin and cello parts are rearranged in a manner more suitable for saxophones, honouring the original texture.
55011-272-8, € 19,50 Buy now


Pikku-Czerny

Helppoja etydejä
Koonnut Meri Louhos
Uusintapainos suositusta kokoelmasta. Meri Louhoksen valitsemia helppoja pikkuetydejä, jotka sopivat yhtä hyvin lapsille kuin varttuneemmille aloittelijoillekin, sillä nuotinluku sujuu kahden tai kolmen oktaavin alalla.
55011-197-4, € 18,00 Buy now


Thompsonin pianokoulu

Pienet sormet soittamaan
Alkeisvihko, uusi painos 55011-202-5, € 14,50 Buy now

Thompsonin pianokoulu, 1. osa
uusi painos 55011-203-2, € 19,70 Buy now

Thompsonin pianokoulu, 2. osa
uusi painos 55011-204-9, € 21,90 Buy now


Juhani Nuorvala: Prelude and Toccata

for accordion
The prelude is dominated by a texture in which both hands play the same notes, producing a wriggling heterophonic melody. In the Toccata Nuorvala used the 'standard bass', e.e. chord keys.
55009-928-9, € 18,20 Buy now


Olli Kortekangas

Kirkkaat purot, sameat virrat
for mixed choir, text Kai Nieminen (Finnish)
55009-826-8, € 4,50 Buy now

The Return
for mixed choir, text Wendell Berry (English)
55011-270-4, € 18,70 Buy now

Ikikaiku
for children's choir, text Kalevala etc. (Fin/Eng/Spanish)
5011-064-9, € 4,50 Buy now


Timo-Juhani Kyllönen: Merisarja

for female choir
A work dating from 2002 in three movements. The texts are by Tommy Tabermann and Kyllönen (in Finnish).
55011-070-0, € 10,50 Buy now


Matthew Whittall

Devil's Gate
for oboe, bassoon and piano
A work premiered in 2015 drawing its inspiration from the scenery on Lapland and the joyful and bubbly combination of instruments.
Parts: 55011-245-2, € 36,20 Buy now

Double Entendre
for two guitars
55011-273-5, € 24,80 Coming soon


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24 most beloved Sibelius miniatures

Sibelius Piano Miniatures

Valsette Op. 40/1
Chant sans paroles Op. 40/2
Menuetto Op. 40/4
Polonaise Op. 40/10
Berceuse Op. 40/5
Etude Op. 76/2
Souvenir Op. 99/3
Pièce enfantine Op. 76/8
Elegiaco Op. 76/10
Kleiner Walzer Op. 97/3
Impromptu Op. 99/4
Couplet Op. 99/5
Kuusi (Granen, The Spruce) Op. 75/5
Joueur de harpe (The Harper) Op. 34/8
Reconnaissance Op. 34/9
Souvenir Op. 34/10
Valse Op. 34/1
Aquileja (The Snapdragon) Op. 85/4
Impromptu Op. 97/5
Danse Op. 94/1
Nouvellette Op. 94/2
Impromptu Op. 5/6
Romance Op. 24/9
Till trånaden (Ikävöinnille, To Longing)

Piano Day / Pianopäivä

24 catchy pieces for piano
Make today Piano Day. You won’t be disappointed! These pieces by Mirka Vähtäri dream, dare, swing – and will get you hooked. They will also develop your skills and technique with their carefully-devised pedagogical approach. Some of the pieces are easy and suitable for beginners, but there are also some for more advanced pianists. And a few of them are for four hands.
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“I simply loved this collection. I felt I was opening a treasure chest! The compositions are fresh, pianistic, and sit well under the hands. They are also well thought-out pedagogically providing practice in various techniques and especially interpretation (e.g. The Dreamer). Some of the pieces are sure to be real hits: Rain and Waves is brilliant for the first few piano lessons: a welcome alternative to Chopsticks!”  
Kristiina Jääskeläinen, Piano Teacher, DocMus
See also samples of other pieces:
Morning Chores / Aamuaskareita
Ringtone / Soittoääni
At the Zoo / Eläintarhassa

Colour Keys Colourkeys
Colour Keys
An inspiring and colourful tutor for small piano players.


Read more and browse sample pages.

The Teacher's guides are available in our web shop. Book B will be published during November-December 2015.

Colourstrings - The colourful method for young string players which is taught all over the world
Colourstrings

Colourstrings is the unique method for young string players developed by Géza and Csaba Szilvay. It has produced several enthusiasts and many fine string players around the world.
The violin method is complete with 6 Colourstrings Violin ABC Books and other material. The Cello ABC Book has been published in 2 volumes, and there are the A books available for viola and double bass.

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Opens internal link in current windowSee how Géza Szilvay uses the method and teaches children and groups from the initial stages (International Minifiddlers)

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