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For Immediate Release   April 2009

Carl Fischer Music Publishes
My First Progressive Duets for Strings Series

New York , NY — Carl Fischer Music proudly presents a brand-new series designed to introduce beginning players to the renowned Progressive Duets for Strings series: My First Progressive Duets for Strings (Violin — BF50 • $9.95, Viola — BF51 • $9.95, Cello — BF52 • $9.95, Bass — BF53 • $9.95). These collections combine two of Carl Fischer Music’s most successful and effective series, introducing beginning players to the teaching method of Progressive Duets for Strings, while remaining appropriate for their skill level. My First Progressive Duets for Strings is compatible with all stringed instruments and can be played with any combination of two. Each collection starts with beginning-level pieces and gradually progresses to the level of Progressive Duets for Strings, Volume 1, building ensemble skills at a very early level. Now teachers can introduce their beginner students to this invaluable series right away!

The original Carl Fischer Music Progressive Duets for Strings series is a comprehensive collection of graded duets that have been arranged or composed by Larry Clark and Doris Gazda. These duets are useful in a variety of performance situations and are an excellent way for the student to build ensemble skills with a colleague or teacher. These pieces are published for viola, violin, cello, and bass and are arranged so that it can be performed by any combination of these string instruments, making this collection a valuable tool in the school classroom and in ensemble sessions.

Carl Fischer Music has a growing and diversified catalog of musical products, now expanded to include DVDs and compact discs, as well as its traditional print music product lines. For more information about new publications from Carl Fischer Music or to locate a dealer near you, log on to or e-mail us at For additional information about the publication listed in this release, please contact Heidi Vanderlee at 212.777.0900 ext. 230 or send an e-mail to at your convenience.

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