Joh. Siebenhüner Musikverlag presents a library of easy classics expertly
arranged for full orchestra by Alfred Pförtner. 35 selections range in grade
from 2 to 3½. Special considerations have been taken in all parts to ensure
playability by less advanced musicians. All pieces are flexibly scored so
that they can be played by both full ensembles, and smaller groups of varied
instrumentation. Great material for student or community groups, and sure
to be a hit with every audience!
Perfect for School and Community Orchestras!
Most of the pieces have been shortened and adapted to suit school and
There is a full score for most editions.
All parts are provided with rehearsal numbers to make rehearsals easier.
Metronome suggestions are merely guidelines.
All pieces are also playable in smaller groups (such as violin and piano!).
If French horns and violas are available the pieces do not need a piano
Exact bowings are provided for the strings.
The parts for 1st violin extend as far as the third position. Only in
a few individual cases do they range as far as the 5th position, and in such
cases these notes are always given in the lower octave, too.
The 2nd violin parts usually remain in the 1st position. Whenever they
go up to the 3rd position the notes are also provided in the lower octave.
The parts for cello, which were usually in the tenor or alto clef, have
been written in bass clef.
For woodwind and brass parts special attention has been paid to using
a range suitable for students and amateurs.
The parts for A-clarinets are often easier and more pleasant to play in
many of the pieces. However parts for Bb -clarinets are included for each
For bassoons and trombones original tenor or alto clef parts have been
transposed into bass clef.
Piano parts have been arranged so that they can be played by a good student