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.
The String Player's Guide to the Orchestra includes orchestral repertoire, excerpts, scales and studies appropriate for string orchestra as well as individual study. Working within a wide range of student ability levels, this book focuses on phrasing, technique, musical styles, and provides a unique entry into performance music preparation with right and left hand studies using authentic orchestral excerpts.