First Lessons Violin (eBook+Online Audio)
99292BCDEB
This text presents beginning violin technique and basic music reading fundamentals, with an emphasis on the use of melodies and classical pieces to teach each new concept. The 28 lessons include basic technique and reading skills, scales in the keys of A, D, G, and C as well as bowing techniques such as dynamic contrast, slurs, accents, and staccato bowing. There are 47 melodies presented including works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Handel, Mozart and other classical composers. The companion audio features a ...more
Product Number:
99292BCDEB
Format:
eBook+Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
32
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5747-0
ISBN13:
978-16106-5747-1
Series:
First Lessons
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/13/2015
This text presents beginning violin technique and basic music reading fundamentals, with an emphasis on the use of melodies and classical pieces to teach each new concept. The 28 lessons include basic technique and reading skills, scales in the keys of A, D, G, and C as well as bowing techniques such as dynamic contrast, slurs, accents, and staccato bowing. There are 47 melodies presented including works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Handel, Mozart and other classical composers. The companion audio features all of the exercises and pieces recorded with solo violin and piano accompaniment. Audio and video downloads available online.
Lesson 1
Holding the Violin
Playing the Open Strings
Quarter Notes and Half Notes
 
Lesson 2
Notes in the First Position on the A and E strings
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
 
Lesson 3
Key Signatures
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Jingle Bells
 
Lesson 4
Repeat Signs
Russian Dance Tune
Lightly Row
Dotted Notes
Camptown Races
 
Lesson 5
Eighth notes
Hungarian Folk Song #1
The Old Gray Goose
 
Lesson 6
Notes in the First Position on the D string
Ode to Joy (Ninth Symphony Theme)Ludwig van Beethoven
Rests
ScherzandoBela Barotok
 
Lesson 7
D Scale
Gavotte
Country Gardens
Can, CanJacques Offenbach
 
Lesson 8
Dynamics
Dixie
"Largo" from The New World SymphonyAnton Dvorak
 
Lesson 9
Notes in the Key of D on the E string
RiguadonHenry Purcell
 
Lesson 10
Time Signature
Lavender's Blue
AllegrettoLudwig van Beethoven
 
Lesson 11
Slurs
Gavotte
Simple GiftsShaker melody
 
Lesson 12
Accents
Fanfare Minuet
King William's MarchJeremiah Clarke
 
Lesson 13
Key of G
London SymphonyJoseph Haydn
 
Lesson 14
Crescendo and Descresendo
JamaicaEnglish Dance Tune
 
Lesson 15
The Upbeat
British Grenadiers
Symphony ThemeJohannes Brahms
 
Lesson 16
Accidentals
MinuetGeorg Philipp Telemann
The Harmonious BlacksmithGeorg Frederic Handel
 
Lesson 17
Key of C
Trumpet Minuet
 
Lesson 18
Ritard
French March (duet)
 
Lesson 19
Playing two notes with the same bow direction
Gavotte in C
"Marche" from The Algerian SuiteCamille Saint-Saëns
 
Lesson 20
The Fourth Finger
"Bourée" from Water MusicGeorg Frederic Handel
EtudeNikolai Paganini
 
Lesson 21
Fourth Finger and Open Strings
"Gavotte" from Sonata #2, Opus 5Georg Frederic Handel
MenuetJ. S. Bach
 
Lesson 22
Key of A
German DanceLudwig van Beethoven
 
Lesson 23
German Dance in ALudwig van Beethoven
Andante GraziosoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
 
Lesson 24
Sixteenth Notes
Ride, RideDmitri Kabalevsky
Bonaparte's Retreat
 
Lesson 25
Dotted Eighth Note
Soldier's MarchRobert Schumann
Theme from the Fourth SymphonyFranz Schubert
 
Lesson 26
Staccato
GlockenspielWolfgang A. Mozart
 
Lesson 27
Staccato and Legato
Surprise SymphonyJoseph Haydn
Gavotte in DArcangelo Corelli
 
Lesson 28
Grace Notes
SonatinaLudwig van Beethoven
 
Series: First Lessons
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