Time is a great series for young viola players. Packed with lively
original tunes, well-known pieces, and easy duets, the series is
compatible with Fiddle Time and is carefully paced and organized to
build confidence every step of the way.
Viola Time Joggers includes:
pieces and tunes using the finger patterns 0-1-2-34 plus low 2nd and high 3rd fingers
2nd and 3rd position pieces
a range of bowing techniques, e.g. spiccato, hooked bowing
original pieces in different styles plus well-known pieces
pieces using modes, the chromatic and blues scales, and dominant 7ths
CD with performances of all the pieces for a fun play-along as well as tuning tracks
Piano and Viola accompaniment books also available separately
The third book following Cello Time Joggers and Cello Time Runners. Cello Time Sprinters includes: extended pieces in first position; fourth position pieces using the finger patterns 1-34, 12-4, and 1234; a range of techniques, including hooked bowing, string crossing, and double-stops; duets with equal parts; scales and arpeggios to suit the pieces and at the level of Grade 3 and more.
Title: Cello Time Sprinters, By Blackwell, Kathy and David, Published by Oxford University Press