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Navarro River Music
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Welcome to Navarro River Music
home of Navarro River String Camp, Cello Drones,
and the music of Marcia Sloane.

 While you're here...
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Navarro River String Camp

A chamber music camp in Sonoma County created especially for beginning and intermediate adult string players of violin, viola, and cello. If you have an interest in playing with others, and want to gain ensemble experience, this is the camp for you!

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Cello Drones for Tuning and Improvisation

  • For string players, wind players, vocalists, and instrumentalists
  • Develop your ear and improve your intonation
  • Tune intervals, scales, chords, arpeggios, and musical passages
  • Drones on all 12 chromatic pitches to accompany major, minor, and modal scales
  • Tune your instrument
  • Great practice and teaching tool
  • Helps build technique musically
  • Background soundscape and harmonic base for improvisation
  • Warm resonant sound of acoustic cello

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    Cello Drones for Meditation and Relaxation

    As one acoustic cello tone fades into the next, your mind settles into a state ideal for meditation, creative activity, and relaxation.


    So not Jazz

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    SO not JAZZ — songs for guitar, cello, piano, and voice; vocals and instrumentals, entrancing improvisations.


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    Songs and instrumental works for cello with vocals, guitar, accordion, clarinet, piano, and percussion; including “Stories of Joy and the Trickster: Musical Vignettes on 5 Paintings of Marc Chagall” for cello, clarinet, and piano.


    When Light is Your Garden

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    Danceable love songs with a latin tinge, acoustic Americana with cello, vocals, guitar, piano, and percussion.

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    I Remember You

    Cello interludes surrounding five funny and poignant short stories written and read by Todd Walton.

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    Sheet Music

    free downloadable pdf files
    • Samba for Mooli — a beautiful and lyrical melody for any instrument! Lead sheet (melody and chords) available in both treble and bass clef versions.
    • Sevensong — for Cello Ensemble or Cello Quartet
    • Thunder Shower — for Flute, Violin, Viola, & Cello
    • Stories of Joy and the Trickster — Musical Vignettes on 5 Paintings of Marc Chagall for Clarinet, Cello, & Piano

    Navarro River Music
    Box 366
    Mendocino, CA 95460


    website by Garth Hagerman