Doctors and musicians discuss diagnosis and treatment of occupational injuries of string players, beta-blocking drugs for stage fright, performance anxiety, the Alexander technique, and the prevention of injury.
Title: Sforzando! Music Medicine for String Players, By Heiles, Anne M., Published by American String Teachers Assoc, Item number: 1928S
A Violinist's Guide for Exquisite Intonation (Revised 2004)
Barry Ross presents a systematic approach to understanding how exquisite intonation enhances the musical context and perfect tuning of the instrument. Intended for advanced players, the Exquisite Intonation Method explains the variety of different tuning possibilities and when to use them. Various scales, etudes, exerpts, and other exercises help to examine intonation, adjust it in terms of the musical context, relate it to the open strings of the instrument, and explore a variety of tuning possibilities to determine the most perfect tuning for each note. Focusing on Exquisite Intonation ten minutes a day provides a dependable means of playing consistently, expressively, and beautifully in tune.
Title: A Violinist's Guide for Exquisite Intonation (Revised 2004), By Ross, Barry, Published by American String Teachers Assoc, Item number: 1932S
The Complete Guide to Making More Money in the Private Studio
Everything that you need to know to run a private music studio in one handy guide. Many important topics are covered including; business strategies, scheduling, billing etc. Also available is "The Complete Guide to Making More Money in the Private Music Studio".
Title: Complete Guide to Running a Private Music Studio, The, By Butler, Mimi, Edited by Mimi Butler Studios, Published by American String Teachers Assoc
All proceeds benefit the National Foundation to Promote String Teaching and Playing. Welcome to a CD of "alternative string styles" put together to benefit the American String Teachers Association with National School Orchestra Association. This CD represents some of the dominant trends in the alternative styles movement, including jazz, rock, old-time country, and bluegrass, played by some of the leaders in each area.
Old Country Fairy Tale - Mark O'Connor's Appalachia Waltz Trio
For Tomorrow - John Blake
Fisher's Hornpipe - Darol Anger and Brittany Haas
Turkish March - Christian Howes, Federico Lechner, Pablo Martin
Beautiful Love - Matt Glaser, Bevan Manson
Cluck Old Hen - Alison Krauss and Union Station
Strike the Match - Mark Wood
Stairway to Heaven - The Hampton (Rock) String Quartet
All proceeds benefit the National Foundation to Promote String Teaching and Playing. The second in ASTA's series of three CDs features string players in the solo spotlight.
Includes performances by Joshua Bell, Emanuel Vardi, Janos Starker, Midori, and more.
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Finale
Paganini: Caprices No. 17, 9, & 24
Bartok: First Rhapsody for Cello and Piano
Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major, Finale
Mendelssohn: Variations Concertantes, Op. 17
Merlin: Suite del Recuerdo, Evocacion & Joropo
Mendelsson: "Song Without Words" Op. 102
Grandjany: Rhapsodie, Op. 17
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26, Finale