Beginner Cello Theory for Children, Book One (Book)
This book is designed as a workbook to teach theory specifically relevant to the cello at a level that is attainable and challenging, yet fun for young children. It is intended to build confidence and solidify the relationship between theory and playing. Children will enjoy the drawing and coloring activities in the book, while developing the fundamentals of cello theory at the same time. The book can be used to teach beginners the basics of theory, or even to refresh musicians who might need a small review ...more
Product Number:
20451
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
84
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-7088-6
ISBN13:
978-07866-7088-8
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
6/1/2005
This book is designed as a workbook to teach theory specifically relevant to the cello at a level that is attainable and challenging, yet fun for young children. It is intended to build confidence and solidify the relationship between theory and playing. Children will enjoy the drawing and coloring activities in the book, while developing the fundamentals of cello theory at the same time. The book can be used to teach beginners the basics of theory, or even to refresh musicians who might need a small review of cello theory. No matter who uses this book, it will give a strong foundation to cello theory, and through this understanding will foster a greater love of playing. Concepts covered in this book include: learning the parts of the cello; learning about line and space notes; learning musical symbols; and how to draw music.
Learning about the parts of the cello
Learning to draw notes
Learning about spaces and line notes

     recognition
     drawing
Adding Stems To Notes
     upward
     downward
Drawing Notes on Lines & Spaces
     proper shape
     proper stem placement
     changing direction of stem
Learning Musical Symbols
     sharps
     natural
     flats

CHECKPOINT 1
Drawing Bass Clefs
Note Recognition
     whole note
     half note
     quarter note
     eighth note
     sixteenth note
Drawing Different Notes

CHECKPOINT 2
Drawing Music
     treble clefs
     notes on lines & spaces
Learning Note Timing
     whole note
     half note
     quarter note
     eighth note
     sixteenth note
Review
Learning Rest Values
     whole rest
     half rest
     quarter rest
     eighth rest
     sixteenth rest
Review
 
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