Accompaniments and Audio Files
Websites for Piano Accompaniments
Piano Accompaniments for Violin Solos
I love this website. The owner Paul Gardner has made accompaniments to much of the standard student repertoire for violin. The list is quite extensive and his playing is wonderful. Not midi!!
Accompany - Wonderful Piano Accompaniments Website
This is an amazing service. All of my private students are now subscribers. Runs on Windows, Mac, and mobile devices. It features many student pieces, scales, drones, etudes, as well as concertos, sonatas, etc.
Accompany - Suzuki Version
Steven Maloney now has accompaniments for all the Suzuki pieces. Like on the general Accompany site you can slow down the accompaniment or loop sections.
Youtube channel with piano accompaniments.
This company makes books and practice CDs for scales and violin literature. The Cds feature slower practice tempos and real orchestral back up tracks.
Accompaniments for Suzuki Songs
Suzuki Violin School, Vol 5: General MIDI Disk CD-ROM
Most other Suzuki volumes are also available with an accompanying CD.
Old Time Jam
Large repository of backup tracks for fiddle tunes.
|Si Bheag Si Mhor|
performed and arr. Beth Blackerby and Joe McDermott
This charming piece was sent to me by a VL member. I'm not really sure who the composer is, but thought I'd arrange it for the VL community to enjoy playing.
Christmas Carols - Audio
Sheet music for Christmas Carols
In the "Sheet Music" section you will find the PDF files for these songs (under "Christmas Carols").
Accompaniment for Scales
One Octave Scale Piano Tracks
A collection of one-octave scales in various tempi to use for practice.
"Scaludes" by Kristin Turner
Check out videos #379 and #380 to see these beautiful "Scaludes" in more detail.
|Drone on A|
This is a drone of a fifth based on A. Use to practice scales and arpeggios in A.
Drones for Practice
These drones are produced by an Indian instrument know as the Tambura. They are hauntingly beautiful and are a nice change of pace for practicing scales.