This book is designed as a workbook to teach theory specifically relevant to the cello at a level that is attainable and challenging, yet fun for young children. It is intended to build confidence and solidify the relationship between theory and playing. Children will enjoy the drawing and coloring activities in the book, while developing the fundamentals of cello theory at the same time. The book can be used to teach beginners the basics of theory, or even to refresh musicians who might need a small review of cello theory. No matter who uses this book, it will give a strong foundation to cello theory, and through this understanding will foster a greater love of playing. Concepts covered in this book include: learning the parts of the cello; learning about line and space notes; learning musical symbols; and how to draw music.
Title: Beginner Cello Theory for Children, By Smith, Melanie, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 20451
Book 2 in the Melanie Smith cello theory series introduces students to new music and theory concepts which are fundamental in developing a deeper understanding of the cello. Book 2 will begin by covering the theory involving the ranges of notes for the cello and then moves into specific theory concepts such as note and rest values and time signatures. The final section of Book 2 focuses on musical terms and includes a comprehensive review of all instructional concepts covered in the book.
Title: Beginner Cello Theory for Children: Book Two, By Smith, Melanie, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 20558