A series of familiar favorites for beginners with a jazz/pop play-along CD. Designed to use the beginning fingerings learned on the A and D strings for violin, viola and cello, and the G and D strings for the bass. Popular melodies such as: Are You Sleeping; Jingle Bells; When the Saints Go Marching In and so many more.
Title: Fun Tunes for Strings, Edited by Bud Caputo, Published by Carl Fischer
The ABCs of Violin is a
method that is fun and educational for both children and adults. The
series starts with a book for the absolute beginner and uses a
repertoire of classical, popular and original melodies. The books are
designed to advance students gradually, logically and thoroughly. This
allows the student to reach a level of playing proficiency in a way that
makes learning easy and fun. Each level has its own companion book of
easy piano accompaniments for study and recital performance.
Includes melodies, duets and a worksheet for learning notes. The ABC's of Strings is a wonderful string method series that's fun and educational for both children and adults. The series starts with a book for the absolute beginner and uses a repertoire of classical, popular and original melodies that young players will enjoy learning. The books are designed to advance students gradually, logically and thoroughly.
Title: ABC's of Strings, The: Cello, By Rhoda, Janice Tucker, Published by Carl Fischer
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.
Mel Bay's Mandolin Wall Chart contains notes of the fretboard as well as chords shown in fretboard diagrams, ranging from minor, 6, 7, minor 7, Major 7, augmented and diminished. Frets are labeled to the 18th fret. 35" x 24" durable coated paper.
All in first position with simple rhythms, string-friendly keys, and a variety of bowing styles, this book is the perfect companion to any elementary method. Offering seven original duets, this collection features vivid personality and character for elementary strings.
1. Starry Night
2. Almost Together
3. Jamaican Spice
7. Mimi the Cat
12 Vibrant themes with Latin flavor and spirit. Play along with these rhythmic Latin melodies with CD backing tracks supplied by an authentic, live Latin band. Piano accompaniments available as PDF files on the CD, ready for print.
Ay Ay Ay
The Peanut Vendor
Todo Buenos Aires
Cielito Lindo (Mexican Hat Dance)
Song of the Jet