Ensemble arrangements of 18 classic favorites that correlate with Book 1 of Strictly Strings. Each instrument may play part A (the melody) or part B (harmony part for violin and viola; bass part for cello and bass). Grade 1.
Title: Strictly Classics: Book 1, Edited by O'Reilly, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
The comprehensive approach of Artistry in Strings
provides all the basic tools necessary for establishing solid technique
and expressive music making! Perfect for classroom, group, or private
instruction. Each book includes music theory, composition, listening
exercise, improvisation, ensemble performances, and interdisciplinary
studies for a well-rounded approach. Music styles include classical,
jazz, country, rock and folk music from a variety of cultures around the
Book 1 provides the well-rounded approach students need to become successful string players and
overall musicians. Bowing curriculum begins immediately to encourage
the physical development needed for strong bowing technique. Note
reading right from the start allows students to develop strong reading
skills. Rhythm Charts feature rhythmic word associations for quick
comprehension and long-term retention.
Title: Artistry in Strings, By Frost, Robert S., Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
Suzuki Violin School, MIDI Disk /CD-ROM Accompaniments
Recorded by Linda Perry on the Yamaha Disklavier. Standard MIDI File Type O; Compatible with both Windows and Macintosh Computers; Compatible with General MIDI instruments, including digital pianos and portable keyboards; Includes Home concert 2000SE from TimeWarp Technologies; Information on how to use the files is included; Package contains one MIDI disk and one CD; Bonus recording of the audio recording for your CD player.
Title: Suzuki Violin School, MIDI Disk /CD-ROM Accompaniments, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc.
Introduction to Artistry in Strings is the perfect gateway to establish solid technique and expressive music making for the young beginner. This comprehensive new primer-level book is designed for group or private instruction. Pulse, meter, and counting skills are emphasized from the very beginning and throughout. Each book includes an Accompaniment CD, ideal for student motivation and rhythmic development.
Title: Introduction to Artistry in Strings, By Frost, Robert S., Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
Book 1: Preparatory Book 2: Pre-Elementary Book 3: Elementary-First Position Book 4: First Position Book 5: Medium Advanced - Higher Positions Book 6: Advanced - Higher Positions Book 7: Difficult - Advanced Bowings Book 8: Virtuoso
Title: Graded Course of Violin Playing, By Auer, Leopold, Edited by Gustav Saenger, Published by Carl Fischer
For students, using these books will be almost like studying with the best teachers in history! Selected and progressively arranged from the foremost instructive works of Buchler, Cossmann, Dotzauer, Duport, Franchomme, Kummer, Grutzmacher, Lee, Merk, Piatti, Schroeder and Servais, these studies cover the gamut of cello playing, from very easy to advanced level. A valuable part of any cello student's library.
Title: Foundation Studies for Violoncello, By Schroeder, Alwin, Published by Carl Fischer
Sound Innovations for String Orchestra, Book 2 continues your student's musical journey by teaching with segmented presentation of new concepts and introducing ensemble playing. Isolating concepts and teaching them individually helps facilitate understanding of the more advanced material. Following the unique Sound Innovations organization by levels, the book contains four levels, each of which are divided into several sections that introduce concepts separately and provide plenty of practice and performance opportunities to reinforce each lesson. Visit www.alfred.com/soundinnovations for more information.
Because a fine orchestra depends on fine players, Solo Time for Strings emphasizes individual accomplishment, progress, and achievement while preparing young students for participation in a school orchestra. The series teaches reading in conjunction with note learning, enabling students to start playing melodies as soon as possible, and is appropriate for class or individual instruction.
Title: Solo Time for Strings: Book 3, Edited by Etling and Siennicki, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
Folk Strings is a collection of folk melodies from around the world arranged for strings. This collection includes melodies in a variety of moods and with rhythmic patterns which are representative of their country of origin. The arrangements in Folk Strings can be effective with players at a variety of levels. Less experienced players can play the melody line. In order to provide maximum flexibility, the collection is available in a number of instrumentations. The melody is passed around so that all members of the ensemble can have the opportunity to play the tune. Score and parts are marked with "Melody" and "Harmony" to help players bring out the melody at the appropriate moment.
Title: Folk Strings, Edited by Martin, Joanne, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc.