Bass players will rejoice with the addition of this collection written specifically for them. This set uses a variety of bowing styles, ranges to the G harmonic, and is written in bass-friendly keys. Written at an advanced intermediate level, these arrangements are perfect for use with your bass section.
This book is designed as a workbook for learning fingerboard geography. Therefore, all fingerings and bowings have been omitted to allow the teacher and student to make individualized decisions. The book also includes blank staves at the back of the book and a forward with practice tips by Lynne Latham. Grades 1-4.
One-octave major and minor scales and arpeggios to three sharps and flats
Two and three-octave major and minor scales and arpeggios to five sharps and flats
Two-octave blues scales to four sharps and flats are included as a bonus.
Developing Virtuosity is a supplemental string teaching
method that reinforces rudimentary skills while addressing many of the National
Standards for Music Education.It
follows the instructional sequence used in most method books for beginning
string players, and augments those books through its extensive offering of
diverse performance pieces.The
material is further supported by full performance and accompaniment CD
accompaniment parts are also included.
Volume 1 - Begins with open strings and basic notation,
rhythms, and bowing skills. New notes, notation, and bowing skills are added in
Volume 2 - Continues the development of playing skills found
in Volume 1 and progresses to more complex rhythms, left-hand finger patterns
and techniques, bowing techniques, and preparation for shifting.
Volume 3 - This volume continues to develop playing skills
found in Book 2 and advances the student through more rigorous and lengthy
literature. Instrument-specific selections promote performance, reinforcing
shifting skills, more advanced bowing techniques, and complex and