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for String Ensemble Level 1 - 

by Karen De Nardi


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Each piece of the suite represents a different type of fruit, such as pear apples, mangos strawberries and pineapples and includes playful melodies and easy-to-follow rhythms, making it an enjoyable learning experience for young musicians.


The score and parts are suitable for Level 1 string ensembles, making it accessible for early learners. With the focus on learning rhythms such as crotchets, quavers, and beats, the Fruit Salad Suite provides a fantastic opportunity for young musicians to develop their musical skills in a fun and engaging way.


Karen De Nardi's delightful compositions are sure to bring a burst of energy and excitement to any beginner string ensemble performance.


The Fruit Salad Suite includes full parts for violin 1, violin 2, viola / violin 3, cello and double bass. Beginner cellists may choose to play the double bass part in some pieces. The piano accompaniment supports and lifts the ensemble and is recommended in these early years.


You are purchasing the whole Fruit Salad Suite - 5 pieces


Full FRUIT SALAD SUITE includes - 

1. Pear Grape - crotchet / quarter notes

2. Apple Mango - quavers / eigthnotes / ti-ti

3. Strawberry Blackberry - quaver-semi quavers / ti-tika

4. Pineapple Passionfruit - triplets 

5. Fruit Salad - a combination of all of the rhythms learnt in the suite

Fruit Salad SUITE- 5 Pieces Score and Parts Level 1

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