More than just a Method! Built from the National Standards for Music Education, this series offers students and teachers an easy-to-use, exciting curriculum that meets daily classroom challenges. Highlights include: a "Four-Fingers-Down" start for every instrument, simultaneous development of both hands, and early shifting. Each student book includes a CD, musical timelines, composer bios, a glossary, and more. Convenient lesson plans included in the Teacher Resource Guide and web support available for teachers, students, and parents.
Authors: Kathleen DeBerry Brungard, Michael Alexander, Gerald Anderson, and Sandra Dackow
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, Item numbers: 02469, 02470, 02471
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., Item numbers: 13075, 13076, 13077, 13078, 13079, 13081
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., Item numbers: 145X0, 14680, 14760, 14840, 14920, 15060, 15140, 15220, 15300, 15490, 15570, 15650, 15730, 15810
A collection of 60 favorite movie hits from Harry Potter, Rocky, The Wizard of Oz, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and more. Each book contains a carefully edited part complete with bowings, articulations and keys well suited for the level 2-3 player. The arrangements are completely compatible with each other and can be played together or as solos. A fully orchestrated accompaniment MP3 CD is also provided. The CD includes a DEMO track of each song, which features a live instrumental performance, followed by a PLAY-ALONG track. PDF piano accompaniments are included.
Pop Duets for All is a versatile, educational, and fun series intended for like or mixed instruments to perform in any size group or combination of instruments. All books are in score format with each line increasing in difficulty from Grade 1 to Grade 3-4. Alternate passages and notation are included to suit instrumental ranges. With no page turns required, the songs and measures are consistent which makes finding rehearsal points quick and convenient. Perfect for concerts with family and friends, recitals, auditions, and festivals.
I Got Rhythm
What'd I Say
Over the Rainbow
The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down
Scooby Doo, Where Are You?
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini
(Meet) The Flintstones
Bang the Drum All Day
Theme from New York, New York
You're the One That I Want
String Techniques for Superior Musical Performance
This comprehensive book provides an abundance of enjoyable repertoire, results-driven exercises (including scales, etudes, chorales, classical repertoire, and more) that will help your students develop solid, accurate technique. Perfect for intermediate level students in class or private studio settings.
Section 1: Technique, Tone, and Tuning
Section 2: Major and Minor Keys
Section 3: Etudes and Bowing Styles
Title: String Techniques for Superior Musical Performance, By Frost, Robert S., Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co., Item numbers: K114CO, K114F, K114PA, K114SB, K114VA, K114VN
The string series was written especially for violin, viola, and cello. Each book features a piano accompaniment and a carefully crafted removable string part complete with bowings, articulations, and keys well suited for the Level 2-3 player. A fully and beautifully orchestrated accompaniment CD, with demo tracks and play-along tracks, completes each package. The string books are completely compatible with each other and can be played together or as solos. Please note however, that they are not designed for an ensemble experience with different harmony parts. Printed with full color photos of scenes from all three films. Contents includes titles from each of the three movies in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy: The Prophecy; In Dreams; Concerning Hobbits; Evenstar; Into the West; Minas Tirith and more. Twelve titles in all.
Title: The Lord of the Rings Instrumental Solos, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc., Item numbers: IFM0412CD, IFM0413CD, IFM0414CD