Modern Violin Method, Grade 1 (eBook+Online Audio)
21516BCDEB
Introduces adults and school-aged beginners to the instrument and provides instruction related to the fundamental skills necessary to play the violin in a technically correct and musically satisfying way.

Ideal as a partner book for students in school string programs as it provides a review of initial skills, an introduction to advanced technique ear training exercises and an anthology of repertoire.

The enclosed teaching points can also supplement Suzuki Violin repertoire and provide students ...more
Product Number:
21516BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
88
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5377-7
ISBN13:
978-16106-5377-0
Series:
Modern Method
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
11/19/2015
Introduces adults and school-aged beginners to the instrument and provides instruction related to the fundamental skills necessary to play the violin in a technically correct and musically satisfying way.

Ideal as a partner book for students in school string programs as it provides a review of initial skills, an introduction to advanced technique ear training exercises and an anthology of repertoire.

The enclosed teaching points can also supplement Suzuki Violin repertoire and provide students and parents involved in Suzuki lessons additional ear training activities and music literacy exercises.

These tunes are varied stylistically and include folk tunes from various cultures and original and classic melodies chosen for their musical value and accessibility. Audio available for download online.
Foreword
Getting Started
Lesson 1 (Holding and Plucking the Violin)
Lesson 2 (Using the Right Hand and Note Duration)
Lesson 3 (Left-Hand Posture)
Lesson 4 (Setting the Bow)
Lesson 5 (The Seesaw and Bowing First Finger)
Lesson 6 (Using all Four Fingers and The Bow)
Lesson 7 (Crossing Strings and Eighth Notes)
Lesson 8 (Walking and Prepared Fingers)
Lesson 9 (Playing on All Strings)
Lesson 10 (Bow Circles and Silent Landings)
Lesson 11 (Ring Tones and the Fourth Finger)
Lesson 12 (Pick-up Notes and Bow Direction)
Lesson 13 (Longer Bows and The Legato Bow Stroke)
Lesson 14 (Duple and Triple Meter)
Lesson 15 (Double Stops)
Lesson 16 (Finger Hops and Key Signatures)
Lesson 17 (Counting While Playing and the 6/8 Time Signature)
Lesson 18 (Octave Harmonics and Rests)
Lesson 19 (Changing Bow Speed)
Lesson 20 (Slurs and Dotted Quarter Notes)
Lesson 21 (Low Second Finger and Scale Construction)
Lesson 22 (Hooked Bows and Transposition)
Lesson 23 (Long Bows and Bow-Hand Shapes)
Lesson 24 (Sixteenth Notes and Subdivision)
Lesson 25 (Low First Finger, High Third Finger, and Accidentals)
Thoughts on Practice
Index of Terms and Answer Key
Authors
 
Audio Sample 1
Audio Sample 2
Audio Sample 3
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