(Editor: Barbara Barber) A graded series of works ranging from elementary to advanced levels representing a variety of styles and techniques for violinists.
Title: Solos for Young Violinists: Books, By Barber, Barbara, Edited by Barbara Barber, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc., Item numbers: 0988, 0989, 0990, 0991, 0992, 0993, B8011, B8012, B8013, B8014, B8015, B8016
Title: All For Strings, By Anderson, Gerald/Robert Frost, Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co., Item numbers: K78CO, K78F, K78PA, K78SB, K78VA, K78VN, K79CO, K79F, K79PA, K79SB, K79VA, K79VN, K80CO, K80F, K80PA, K80SB, K80VA, K80VN
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, Item numbers: 00868048, 00868049, 00868050, 00868051, 00868052, 00868053, 00868054, 00868072
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, Item numbers: 00868073, 00868074, 00868075, 00868076, 00868077, 00868078
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., Item numbers: 4472550, 4472560
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., Item numbers: K98CO, K98F, K98PA, K98SB, K98VA, K98VN