Reinforces and help your students develop solid,accurate technique.
88CO Cello, Book 1
Volume II is an elementary-to-intermediate-level supplement that reinforces note reading and finger patterns in the keys of F Major, D minor, BH Major, G minor, EH Major and C minor. The minor sections include the three forms of the minor scale. Each section features unison exercises and harmonized etudes.
BOOK 1 & BOOK 2
109VN Violin ► Sample
109SB String Bass
109F Full Score
Through her years of teaching, Sally O’Reilly has learned the value of word association in teaching accurate rhythmic concepts to student of all ages.
In Fiddle Rhythms, she presents short exercises with words for each exercise that help your students develop rhythmic accuracy.
Due to the popularity of Fiddle Rhythm Sally O’Reilly took that book and created a version especially for string orchestra classes, selecting keys and note ranges suitable for all string instruments. Using word association to teach rhythmic concepts will be an asset when introducing performance literature.
WS9SB String Bass
Fiddle Magic is an extraordinary book of first and third position exercises that precisely isolates problems intermediate violinists confront. Exercises help violinists focus on:
► Strengthening the left hand using the neglected fourth finger
► Allowing time for depth of finger placement
► Refining finger motion
► Hearing high/ low contrasts
► Developing flexibility and independence of finger placement
► Concentrating on “high thirds” in major keys and “low thirds” in minor keys
► Executing accurate shifts from first to third position
WS8VN Violin ► Watch Video
GERALD FISCHBACK, PHYLLIS YOUNG & DAVID NEUBERT
Join world renowned string pedagogue Dr. Gerald Fischbach and his distinguished colleagues, Phyllis Young and David Neubert, as they lead an enthusiastic group of young students. Together, they make learning a string instrument fun, exciting, and remarkably effective. These movement-education based exercises and routines provide a quick boost to any string method. Teachers and students alike will find this entertaining series to be insightful, providing and essential layer of how-to (and why-to) information to fill in the gaps left by the words and still pictures in method books.
125DVD 3-DVD set
PATRICIA THOMSEN, PINKSTON AND MILTONA MOORE
Champion Strings stresses and builds strong reading skills for the young beginner (ages 6 – 10). The music notes are larger than most books, making reading easier. Fun learning games provide special interest and strengthening learning.
77PA Teacher Guide / Piano Accompaniment
FRANK SPINOSA & HAROLD W. RUSCH
This collection of 50 short pieces includes chorales, classical works, and folk tunes. Ideal for intermediate-level ensembles, it improves intonation, tone and ensemble balance. Fine Tuning is divided into eight sections, each represented by a major key and its relative minor.
86SB String Bass
86F Full Score (with piano reduction)
A wonderful book for students of all ages and their teachers. Provides scale study and practical theory in major and minor keys, as well as insight into highly successful teaching methods and techniques.
ROBERT S. FROST
Section 1 : Technique, Tone and Tuning
finger dexterity exercises, long tone & dynamic (bow) control exercise, chord sequence building
Section 2 : Major and Minor Keys
scales, arpeggios, chorales, etudes, melodic excerpts
Section 3 : Etudes & Bowing Styles
standard etude literature featuring spiccato, sautillé, martelé, and more
ROBERT S. FROST
For students with one and more years of playing experience, this book was specifically designed for string players so that counting, pulse, and rhythm patterns can be better facilitated and coordinated with the left and right hands. Specially developed techniques, exercise, and literature are included and placed into four sections, pus an Appendix:
Section 1 : Rhythm and Counting
Section 2 : Rhythm, Pulse and Subdivision
Section 3 : Rhythm and Variation
Section 4 : Finger Patterns and Scales
126SB String Bass
126F Full Conductor Score
Essential for Strings is an excellent systematic and comprehensive approach to technical development for use by full string orchestra, string ensembles and individual string players. Features include:
Teachers a consistent counting system
Develops excellent sight-reading skills
Shows note relationships via graphic ‘rhythm boxes’
Provides 18 pages of bowed rhythm studies
Scales. Arpeggios, and Broken Thirds in one, two, and three octavos, in every major and minor key
All studies are fingered for each instrument
Given rhythmic variations for all exercises
Clearly explains eight basic bowing styles
Suggests countless bowing possibilities
Offers step-by-step procedures for developing perfect intonation
Includes tuning recommendations for all strings
Five four-part chorales to develop group intonation
74SB String Bass
74F Full Conductor Score