Solos for Young Violinists is a graded series of works ranging from elementary to advanced levels representing an exciting variety of styles and techniques for violinists -- a valuable resource for teachers and students of all ages. Many of the works in this collection have long been recognized as stepping stones to the major violin repertoire, while others are newly published pieces for further choices of study.
The "prequel" to Barbara Barber's widely-used Scales for Advanced Violinists is here! Scales for Young Violinists is a user-friendly scale system which presents two-octave major, melodic minor, and harmonic minor scales with arpeggios. The first five Foundation Keys (C, D, E, F, G) introduce beginning double-stops in octaves, 3rds, and 6ths, remaining in first position. One-octave scales in double-stop octaves, 3rds, 6ths, and harmonics are presented in all twelve keys. Preparatory shifting exercises, bowing and rhythmic variants, a helpful circle of 5ths, and progress chart make this the perfect beginning scale book for every violin student.
Scales for Advanced Violinists is a technical source book for violinists compiled and edited by Barbara Barber. This 27-page book presents practice suggestions and ideas to take the monotony away from scale practice and to develop and improve evenness, clarity, agility, speed, and intonation. The circle of 5ths is presented with 1st position finger patterns. Scales and arpeggios are written out with rhythmic variations and different combinations of bowings. Octaves, thirds, sixths, fingered octaves and tenths as well as harmonics, broken thirds, and chromatic scales are also presented with practice suggestions. This is an excellent guide for advanced students and teachers.
Titles: Concerto in C Major, Hob. VIIb 1 (Moderato, Adagio, Allegro molto) (J. Haydn). This volume contains a few smaller pieces that could be used as warm-up exercises, but the majority of the edition is devoted to the entire Concerto in C Major, Hob. VIIb. 1, by Franz Joseph Haydn. This work is perfect for students at the intermediate/advanced level, and is a vital link to the unique teaching philosophy that is Suzuki! Volume 9 contains both the cello score and the piano accompaniment.
Titles: Concerto in B-Flat Major (Allegro moderato (Cadenza by Frederich Grützmacher), Adagio non troppo, Rondo: Allegro (Cadenza 1 by Frederich Grützmacher, Cadenza 2 by Pablo Casals)) (L. Boccherini/arr. F. Grützmacher). The final volume in the Suzuki Cello School consists of the Boccherini Concerto in B-Flat Major, Grutzmacher edition. A very special feature is the inclusion, exclusive to this edition, of the Pablo Casals cadenza for the third movement. The book also presents initial warm-up exercises and practice tips.
Cello and piano - Difficulty: easy-medium
Volume 2. Selections from the Cello Repertoire. Arranged by Carey Cheney. Play Along. Instrumental solo book and piano accompaniment book. With standard notation and fingerings. 64 pages. 9x12 inches. Published by Alfred Music (209X0).
Solos for Young Cellists is an eight-volume series of music compilations with companion CDs (AP.21700). The series ranges from elementary to advanced levels and represents a truly exciting variety of musical genres and techniques. This collection of wonderful music offers young cellists the opportunity to work in various positions, techniques, meters, keys and musical styles. Many of the works have long been recognized as stepping stones to the major instrumental repertoire, while others are newly published pieces and original com positions, providing an exciting and diverse choice of study. The collection will become a valuable resource for teachers and students of all ages and levels. The piano track recorded on the second half of each CD gives the cellist the chance to practice performing with accompaniments.
Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 1860 Viola Method. Composed by Leonard Mogill. String Solo. Instruction. 40 pages. Published by G. Schirmer. 9x12 inches.
The "prequel" to Barbara Barber's widely-used Scales for Advanced Violists is here! Scales for Young Violinists is a user-friendly scale system which presents two-octave major, melodic minor, and harmonic minor scales with arpeggios. The first five Foundation Keys (C, D, E, F, G) introduce beginning double-stops in octaves, 3rds, and 6ths, remaining in first position. One-octave scales in double-stop octaves, 3rds, 6ths, and harmonics are presented in all twelve keys. Preparatory shifting exercises, bowing and rhythmic variants, a helpful circle of 5ths, and progress chart make this the perfect beginning scale book for every viola student.
Volume 4: Further Technique in Bowing and Fingering. Composed by Elma Doflein and Erich Doflein. Schott. 68 pages. Schott Music Published by Schott Music (HL49005123). 9x12 inches.
A course of violin instruction combined with musical theory and practice in duet-playing.
High School of Cello Playing, by David Popper. Opus 73, 40 etudes, Schirmer edition.
Doflein Method - Volume 1 - The Beginning, for Violin. The Violinist's Progress. By Erich and Emma Doflein. Published by Schott, publisher's number ED4751.
Composed by Ottakar Sevcik (1852-1934). Sevcik Violin Studies/ Method Book. 20 pages. 9x12 inches. Published by Bosworth & Co.
Otakar Sevick was a Czech musician and violin teacher who wrote many studies, methods and teaching tools. Many of which are still important today. For instance his violin methods are still useful a century later and his studies remain second to none.
This volume of 40 studies for right-hand technique includes exercises in string-crossing, arpeggios, triplets, changing bowing styles, staccato playing, legato playing and more.
For Viola. Arranged by Margaret Major. Composed by Ottakar Sevcik (1852-1934). Sevcik Viola Studies. Method. Book Only. 24 pages. 9x11.5 inches. Published by Bosworth & Co. (HL14029832
40 variations covering different aspects of technique.
Changes of Position and Preparatory Scale Studies
Violin - Grade 3
Composed by Ottakar Sevcik (1852-1934). Sevcik Violin Studies. 56 pages. 9x12 inches. Published by Bosworth & Co.
A compendium of studies for changes of positions with preparatory scale studies. One of the unique advantages of the shifting exercises in Sevcik's Op.8 is that they provide a musical framework within which to place each shift.A compendium of studies for changes of positions with preparatory scale studies. One of the unique advantages of the shifting exercises in Sevcik's Op.8 is that they provide a musical framework within which to place each shift.
Cello (Violoncello). Composed by Alwin Schroeder. This edition: Studies 81-137. Studies 81-137. Instructional and Studies. Instructional book. With bowings and fingerings. 103 pages. 9x12 inches.
Selected and progressively arranged from the foremost instructive works of Buchler, Cossmann, Dotzauer, Duport, Franchomme, Kummer, Grutzmacher, Lee, Merk, Piatti, Schroeder and Servais, these studies cover the gamut of cello playing, from very easy to advanced level.
Volume 2. Composed by Justus Johann Friedrich Dotzauer. Edited by Johannes Klingenberg. Classical. Softcover.Published by Carl Fischer.
An excellent set of bowing exercises that will help all violinists to develop their bowing styles, speed, control and rhythms.
Since 1901, Otakar Sevcik's works have formed the basis of many schools of string playing around the world. Thousands of players continue to find Sevcik an invaluable aid to technical development. In practicing Sevcik, as in playing scales, etudes, or pieces there are always four main headings to consider: purity of intonation, evenness of tone, exactness of rhythm and physical freedom and ease.
44 pages. 9x12 inches.
Essential Elements for Strings with EE Interactive. Instructional, Methods and Play Along. Method book, accompaniment CD-ROM and DVD. 48 pages. Published by Hal Leonard.
Essential Elements for Strings offers beginning students sound pedagogy and engaging music, all carefully paced to successfully start young players on their musical journey. EE features both familiar songs and specially designed exercises, created and arranged for the classroom in a unison-learning environment, as well as instrument-specific exercises to focus each student on the unique characteristics of their own instrument. EE provides both teachers and students with a wealth of materials to develop total musicianship, even at the beginning stages.
Books 1 and 2 also include access to Essential Elements Interactive (EEi), the ultimate online music education resource - anywhere, anytime, and on any device. Go to essentialelementsinteractive.com to learn more!