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Discovering Creative Improvisation for String Players
Learn how to improvise and explore your creativity with this method developed by acclaimed fiddler, violinist, and instructor Julianna Waller. This book is divided into four Skill Sections and presented in workbook format. Each exercise includes basic and advanced examples as well as easy progress tracking. The unique improvisatory activities entice the imagination through imagery, observation, external stimuli, art projects, and memories! This multifaceted methodology is appropriate for novice and professi ...more
Product Number:
99244BCDEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced
Pages:
72
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6106-5743-8
ISBN13:
978-16106-5743-3
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
8/18/2011
Learn how to improvise and explore your creativity with this method developed by acclaimed fiddler, violinist, and instructor Julianna Waller. This book is divided into four Skill Sections and presented in workbook format. Each exercise includes basic and advanced examples as well as easy progress tracking. The unique improvisatory activities entice the imagination through imagery, observation, external stimuli, art projects, and memories! This multifaceted methodology is appropriate for novice and professional string players of the fiddle, violin, viola, and cello and is adaptable to many musical styles. A high-quality play-along recording is provided to support your practice and entice your imagination! The recording includes all examples from sections two and three, piano and full band accompaniment tracks for the I - IV - V7 - I chord progression in ten keys, and excerpts from two bluegrass compositions by the author. Includes access to online audio.
SKILL SECTION ONE
Playing Melodies by Ear and Transposing

SKILL SECTION TWO
Sequential Exercises on Chords
Exercise 1a, Exercise 1b, Exercise 2
Exercise 3a, Exercise 3b, Exercise 4
Goal Assignment

SKILL SECTION THREE
Phrase Development
A Close Look at V7 - 1 Assignments
I - IV - V - I Assignments

SKILL SECTION FOUR
Experiences in Creativity
Play the Picture
Play the Color
One-Minute Solo
Favorite Childhood Object
Life's Highlights
Working Hands
Window Frame
Feelings
Friends
Anywhere

Comment Page
Quotes
Compositions by Author
 
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