Instructional Video or DVD. This series will take you from opening your case for the first time to playing a simple tune. You will learn important information on how to care for and maintain your instrument, how to properly hold your instrument and bow, your first steps to developing the rich, full tone you want. You will be exposed to some of the interesting history of the instrument and learn the basic finger patterns used when playing major scales. It's the perfect tape for the new beginner or as a refresher.
Title: Ultimate Beginner Series:Video or DVD, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc., Item numbers: 903372, 903373, 903374, VH0468, VH0469, VH0472
Syllabi provides information regarding The Royal Conservatory of Music Course of Study beginning at Grade 1 and leading to the internationally recognized Associateship Diploma of The Royal Conservatory of Music.
Title: The Royal Conservatory of Music: Syllabus, Published by Frederick Harris Music, Item numbers: S17B, S18B, S8
A method designed for string orchestra or individual instruction, which orients beginning students to all four strings right from the start. This innovative new approach to teaching strings features melodies and exercises on all strings reinforcing each new concept introduced. Superb photographs and fingering charts throughout the book, diverse performance ensembles, and creative theory and improvisation games complete the total musical experiance for today's string students.
Title: Spotlight on Strings: Book 2, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co., Item numbers: K93CO, K93F, K93SB, K93VA, K93VN
An elementary level supplement that reinforces note reading and basic finger patterns in the keys of D, G and C major. Each of the three major key sections features 28 lines of unison exercises and one unison string orchestra composition with a piano accompaniment. The last portion of Uni-Tunes features D, G, and C major one-octave scales, scale variations and broken thirds.
Title: Uni-Tunes, By Nunez, Carold, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co., Item numbers: K88CO, K88F, K88SB, K88VA, K88VN
A collection of 50 short pieces which have been compiled and arranged for intermediate string ensembles of all sizes. It features a wide variety of music offering many opportunities to improve and strenghthen intonation.
Title: Fine Tuning, By Spinosa and Rusch, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co., Item numbers: K86CO, K86F, K86SB, K86VA, K86VN
The Authentic Course of Study for Traditional Mariachi Ensemble. Twelve classic Mariachi songs are featured in this unique new method. The step-by-step pedagogy ensures success. Each song is preceded by graduated exercises to help students learn to play in the correct style-from ranchera valseada to son jaliscience. The Enhanced CD with accompaniments, included with each student book, is ideal for home practice. Songs include De Colores, La Bamba, La Llorona, Tristes Recuerdos, El Caballito and more.
Title: Mariachi Mastery, By Nevin, Jeff, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co., Item numbers: K112B, K112CO, K112F, K112G, K112H, K112TP, K112VA, K112VN
The second volume in this popular series, Uni-Tunes II is an elementary to intermediate-level supplement that reinforces note reading and finger patterns in the keys of F Major, d minor, Bb Major, g minor, Eb Major, and c minor. The minor sections include the natural/pure, melodic, and harmonic forms of the minor scale. Each of the Major key sections and minor key sections feature unison exercises and harmonized etudes. The last portion of Uni-Tunes II includes one-octave scales in each of the keys featured. Great reinforcement and students will love the full-color illustrations.
Title: Uni-Tunes Volume 2, By Nunez, Carold, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co., Item numbers: K109CO, K109F, K109SB, K109VA, K109VN