Ready to take your violin playing to the next level? This book presents
valuable how-to insight that violinists of all levels can benefit from,
spanning classical to rock music, and everything in between. The text,
photos, music, diagrams, and accompanying CD provide a terrific,
easy-to-use resource for a variety of topics, including: bowing
techniques, non-classical playing, electric violins, accessories, gig
tips, practicing, recording, and much more!
Master teachers and performers of the mandolin, Brian Wicklund and Ben
Winship have crafted this beginning mandolin method book based on the
solid system created by Wicklund for the best-selling books, The
American Fiddle Method. Using clear illustrations and lucid
explanations, the authors guide beginning mandolin players through
necessary skills such as efficiently holding the mandolin, fretting,
picking technique, creating good tone, chop chord and open chord backup.
Students learn the techniques while mastering over thirty common jam
tunes, which they can practice with using the accompanying audio.
Jump back to the '80s with Modern English's timeless smash hit "I Melt with You" and Simple Minds' "Don't You (Forget About Me)". These quintessential '80s pop songs inspire feelings of love and romance, and are sure to be crowd-pleasers, no matter where they're performed. Heat up your violin strings with these energetic and fun arrangements. Score and Parts.
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
A stirring musical journey into the past, this work will surely become
one of your students' favorites. The selection, which begins slowly and
ends with an explosion of energy, features modal harmonies and
expressive melodies. Includes conductor's score and parts.