The comprehensive approach of Artistry in Strings
provides all the basic tools necessary for establishing solid technique
and expressive music making! Perfect for classroom, group, or private
instruction. Each book includes music theory, composition, listening
exercise, improvisation, ensemble performances, and interdisciplinary
studies for a well-rounded approach. Music styles include classical,
jazz, country, rock and folk music from a variety of cultures around the
Book 1 provides the well-rounded approach students need to become successful string players and
overall musicians. Bowing curriculum begins immediately to encourage
the physical development needed for strong bowing technique. Note
reading right from the start allows students to develop strong reading
skills. Rhythm Charts feature rhythmic word associations for quick
comprehension and long-term retention.
Title: Artistry in Strings, By Frost, Robert S., Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
Introduction to Artistry in Strings is the perfect gateway to establish solid technique and expressive music making for the young beginner. This comprehensive new primer-level book is designed for group or private instruction. Pulse, meter, and counting skills are emphasized from the very beginning and throughout. Each book includes an Accompaniment CD, ideal for student motivation and rhythmic development.
Title: Introduction to Artistry in Strings, By Frost, Robert S., Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.
A versatile, fun series intended for like or mixed instruments to perform in any combination of instruments, regardless of skill level. All books are in score format with each line increasing in difficulty from Grade 1 to Grade 3-4. Perfect for concerts with family and friends, recitals, auditions, and festivals.
Singin' in the Rain
Twistin' the Night Away
We're Off to See the Wizard
Be Our Guest
Wonka's Welcome Song
Can You Read My Mind?
Everything I Do
I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
Living in America
Gonna Fly Now
For students, using these books will be almost like studying with the best teachers in history! Selected and progressively arranged from the foremost instructive works of Buchler, Cossmann, Dotzauer, Duport, Franchomme, Kummer, Grutzmacher, Lee, Merk, Piatti, Schroeder and Servais, these studies cover the gamut of cello playing, from very easy to advanced level. A valuable part of any cello student's library.
Title: Foundation Studies for Violoncello, By Schroeder, Alwin, Published by Carl Fischer
Because a fine orchestra depends on fine players, Solo Time for Strings emphasizes individual accomplishment, progress, and achievement while preparing young students for participation in a school orchestra. The series teaches reading in conjunction with note learning, enabling students to start playing melodies as soon as possible, and is appropriate for class or individual instruction.
Title: Solo Time for Strings: Book 3, Edited by Etling and Siennicki, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
Folk Strings is a collection of folk melodies from around the world arranged for strings. This collection includes melodies in a variety of moods and with rhythmic patterns which are representative of their country of origin. The arrangements in Folk Strings can be effective with players at a variety of levels. Less experienced players can play the melody line. In order to provide maximum flexibility, the collection is available in a number of instrumentations. The melody is passed around so that all members of the ensemble can have the opportunity to play the tune. Score and parts are marked with "Melody" and "Harmony" to help players bring out the melody at the appropriate moment.
Title: Folk Strings, Edited by Martin, Joanne, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc.