This approach is based on self-learning and recognition of rhythmic and melodic patterns. Contains original tunes carefully graded in a range of musical styles. Each section concludes with a set of duets and accompanied pieces for practice of ensemble sight-reading. Preliminary to Grade 3.
Title: Violin Sight-Reading, By Kember, J. and M. Wilkinson, Published by Edition Schott
Fiddle Time Sprinters: A Third Book of Pieces for Violin
A third book of pieces for violin
Fiddle Time is a great series for young violinists. Packed with lively
original tunes, well-known pieces, and easy duets, the series is
carefully paced and organized to build confidence every step of the way.
This new edition of Fiddle Time Sprinters contains:
Pieces using the finger patter 01-2-34, plus low 2nd fingers and high 3rd fingers
2nd and 3rd position
A range of bowing techniques, including spiccato
Pieces using modes, the chromatic and blues scales, and dominant 7ths
Includes a CD of performances and backing trackes
Piano or Violin Accompaniment available separately
For the beginning violin player. The helpful piano accompaniment allows a fresh approach to practising. For each study there are three tracks on the CDs: a demo version, a play along version in normal tempo and one in a slower, study tempo. These are the best studies of well-known string teachers from the past two centuries (including Wohlfahrt, Sitt, Kayser and more). The book also deals with easy bowing techniques and double stopping. Help to develop your violin playing in first position!
Title: Selected Studies for Violin, Published by De Haske Publications, Item number: 44005037