Newly revised! Book one of a two book series.
BOOK: Same great Essential Elements 2000 method.
CD/CD-ROM FEATURES: Play-Along Tracks 1-71 (with a professional player for every instrument)
DVD FEATURES: Startup Video (learn the basics - 15 min.); ALL 193 Play-Along. CD AND DVD EACH FEATURE: SmartMusic® Software (practice, record, and e-mail a performance, plus on-screen assessment ; includes Ex. 1-86 with special offer to continue); Finale® NotePad® Software; Tempo Adjustment Software (for Play-Along Tracks).
Title: Essential Elements 2000: Book 1, Published by Hal Leonard
Intermediate Technique Studies. Three Major Sections: Higher Positions and Shifting; Keys and Scales; Bowings and Special Techniques. Each student book comes with a CD which includes Exercises 1-76. Includes Theory, History, Multicultural Music, Creativity and Assessment; Sight Reading and Rhythm pages; Covers 7 Major Keys up to 3 sharps and 3 flats; 5 Minor Keys (a,e,d,g,and c minor); All three forms of the minor scale included. Introduces vibrato, spiccato, enharmonics and chromatics; treble clef for viola and tenor clef for cello and bass; jazz lines for bass; cello and bass thumb positions and so much more.
Title: Essential Technique 2000 for Strings (Book 3), Published by Hal Leonard
Introducing the Positions, Volume 1, is the beginning of a course of study started in position playing. Volume 1 introduces the violinist to the first, third and fifth positions. Volume 2 continues with the second, fourth, sixth and seventh positions. Together, these books constitute an introductory school of position playing.
Volume 1: 3rd and 5th positions Volume 2: 2nd, 4th, 6th, etc.
Title: Introducing the Positions for Violin, By Whistler, Harvey, Published by Rubank, Inc.
A Multi-Level Approach by Deborah Baker Monday and Janice L. McAllister. Strings Extraordinaire! is a progressive collection of classical, traditional folk and original compositions which provide a quality musical experience through exciting music for performance by students of different playing levels. Each piece is scored with an advanced (A), and a beginning (B), part for violin, viola, cello and bass. The piano accompaniment book features optional easy to intermediate level accompaniments.
Title: Strings Extraordinaire!, By McAllister and Baker-Monday, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.