The revised version of Aiqouni's sequence of the Wohlfahrt's Foundation Studies for the Violin. The new version includes a DVD performance by Racel Barton Pine.
Book 1 & 2 has been expertly updated and edited by world-famous violinist Rachel Barton Pine. The new edition includes modernized fingerings, bowings and dynamics by Pine. All pages are newly engraved, yet remain faithful to the original, maintaining the same pedagogical sequence as Aiqouni's classic edition. This edition also includes a DVD of Rachel Barton Pine playing all etudes, with two camera views so students can choose to see either the bow or the left hand technique.
Volume 1: 60 First Position Studies (from Opp. 45, 54, 74) Volume 2: 42 Studies (from Opp. 45 & 74)
This approach is based on self-learning and recognition of rhythmic and melodic patterns. Contains original tunes carefully graded in a range of musical styles. Each section concludes with a set of duets and accompanied pieces for practice of ensemble sight-reading. Preliminary to Grade 5.
Title: Viola Sight Reading, By Kember, J. and R. Smith, Published by Edition Schott, Item number: 49016682
Two Octave Scales and Bowings is a helpful and fresh look at scales and bowings for budding string players and is recommended by the ASTA Certificate Program for Strings. Included for each major and minor scale are: a two octave scale; a scale played on one string; arpeggios; a chromatic scale; and the scale in octaves, thirds and sixths. Bowings covered include détaché, legato, martelé, staccato, ricochet, collé, spiccato and sautillé.
Since it first appeared in the 1930s, the concise, clear content of the best-selling A Tune A Day series has revolutionized music-making in the classroom and the home. Now, for the first time, C. Paul Herfurth's original books have been completely rewritten with new music and the latest in instrument technique for a new generation of musicians. A New Tune A Day books have the same logical, gentle pace, and keen attention to detail, but with a host of innovations: the inclusion of an audio CD - with actual performances and backing tracks - will make practice even more fun and exciting, and the explanatory diagrams and photographs will help the student to achieve the perfect technique and tone.
Title: A New Tune a Day for Cello, By Coles, Janet, Published by Boston Music Co.
Pumping Nylon: The Classical Guitarist's Technique Handbook
World-class classical guitarist and well-respected educator Scott Tennant presents the most comprehensive technique handbook available for classical guitarists. This complete edition combines all three volumes of Scott's best-selling Pumping Nylon series. In addition to technical information not available elsewhere, it includes classic etudes by Carcassi, Giuliani, Sor, and Tarrega; musical examples by Bach, Turina, and Rodrigo; and original compositions by Andrew York and Brian Head. Learn easy to advanced repertoire pieces that are selected and designed to work with the various techniques addressed, including arpeggios, tremolo, scale velocity, and more. The included DVD features Scott Tennant, and the MP3 CD features the playing of Scott Tennant and Adam del Monte.
Based on the critical edition by Albert Dunning with fingering and preparatory exercises by Enzo Porta. This is a major publication for violin. Part of Locatelli's monumental L'Arte del Violino, first published in 1733, these 24 capriccios document the rise of virtuoso playing in the 18th century. Dunning's beautiful edition has an extensive introduction; Porta's detailed playing explanations and preparatory exercises cover 78 pages.
Title: 24 Capricci, Op. 3 (Ventiquattro Capricci Violin Solo), By Locatelli, Pietro Antonio, Published by Edition Schott, Item number: 49030451
This method book teaches self-learning and recognition of rhythmic patterns through carefully graduated pieces in a range of styles. Includes teacher/student duets. The authors collaborated with cello specialists for this volume.
Title: Cello Sight-Reading, By Kember and Dammers, Published by Edition Schott
For the beginning violin player. The helpful piano accompaniment allows a fresh approach to practising. For each study there are three tracks on the CDs: a demo version, a play along version in normal tempo and one in a slower, study tempo. These are the best studies of well-known string teachers from the past two centuries (including Wohlfahrt, Sitt, Kayser and more). The book also deals with easy bowing techniques and double stopping. Help to develop your violin playing in first position!
Title: Selected Studies for Violin, Published by De Haske Publications, Item number: 44005037
For the beginning viola player. The helpful piano accompaniment allows a fresh approach to practising. For each study there are three tracks on the CDs: a demo version, a play along version in normal tempo and one in a slower, study tempo. These are the best studies of well-known string teachers from the past two centuries (including Wohlfahrt, Sitt, Kayser and more). The book also deals with easy bowing techniques and double stopping. Help to develop your viola playing in first position!
Title: Selected Studies for Viola, Published by De Haske Publications, Item number: 44005038
Scales and arpeggios for Grades 1 and 2 transformed into imaginative pieces guaranteed to make learning quicker and lessons more fun. Also ideal for developing rhythmic skills. Each scale and arpeggio can be accompanied by a duet part (for the teacher or Grade 4-5 pupil) or a simple piano accompaniment.
Title: Don't Fail Your Scales! (Violin), By Glasser, Stanley, Published by Bosworth and Co., Item number: BOE5043