Strictly Strings, Book One
A popular and widely respected series of introductory method books.
Strictly Strings, Book One for violin, viola, cello, or string bass. By Jacquelyn Dillon, James Kjelland, and John O'Reilly. Designed for use in both individual study and string orchestra. Score and piano accompaniment also available. Published by Alfred Publishing Company Inc.
This easy-to-teach, straightforward string method is designed to promote success in beginning string players through the joy of ensemble playing. A unique letter-note style of music notation ensures a smooth and successful transition to note reading. Students are introduced to ensemble playing with a wide variety of fun-to-play selections drawn from international folk songs, famous classical melodies, familiar symphonic selections and original compositions. Strictly Strings features a carefully prepared lesson sequence which effectively develops each player's abilities.