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String Builder for Violin, Book 3

sku Product SKU:  EL01556

Book 3A String Class Method (for Class or Individual Instruction) - Violin. Composed by Samuel Applebaum. String Orchestra Method/Supplement. Belwin Course for Strings. Book. 32 pages.

The Belwin String Builder is a string class method in which the violin, viola, cello, and bass play together throughout. Each book, however, is a complete unit and may be used separately for class or individual instruction. The material in this book is realistically graded so that only a minimum of explanatory material is required. Each melody is interesting and will provide the basis for a fine left hand technic and bow arm. Available in three levels for violin, viola, cello, bass, piano accompaniment, and teacher's manual.

Song List for Book 3:

  • The Third PositionÉFinding the Fingers on the G and D Strings 
  • Finding the Fingers on the A and E Strings 
  • From One String to Another in the Third Position 
  • More Melodies from One String to Another 
  • Melodies in C Major that Include the Third Position 
  • We Go From an Open String to the Second Finger in the Third Position 
  • Melodies that Shift to and from the Third Position with the Same Finger 
  • More Melodies that Shift with the Same Finger 
  • The Scale Line Shift 
  • Melodies that Shift to and from the Third Position with Different Fingers 
  • More Melodies that Shift with Different Fingers 
  • How to Shift When there is No Slur 
  • How to Build a Minor Scale 
  • Melodies in Minor Keys 
  • More Melodies in Minor Keys 
  • The Wrist and Finger Stroke 
  • Sixteenth Notes 
  • The Dotted Eighth and Sixteenth Note 
  • Melodies Melodies with Dotted Eighth and Sixteenth Notes 
  • Melodies Using the Martele Bowing 
  • Melodies with Double Stops 
  • More Melodies with Double Stops 
  • A New Rhythm-Triplets 
  • We Build a Major Scale on the Note A 
  • Melodies in Various Rhythms 
  • We Build a Major Scale on the Note E Flat 
  • How to Play Harmonics 
  • Beautiful Melodies with Harmonics 
  • Melodies that Will Prepare for the Spiccato Stroke 
  • How to Play the Spiccato Stroke 
  • Lively Melodies Using the Spiccato Stroke 
  • More Melodies with Dotted Eighth and Sixteenth Notes 

USD 6.9900

Early Start on The Cello, Volume 1

sku Product SKU:  BA8996

A cello method for children age four and older. Composed by Egon Sassmannshaus; Kurt Sassmannshaus. Instructional method. Performance score. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag.

About Baerenreiter's Sassmannshaus:

Children playfully learn reliable technique at the earliest age. For more than three decades the Sassmannshaus Tradition has been the household name for excellence in beginner methods in German-speaking countries. More than half a million students have successfully learned to play using this publication.

This tried and tested German method is now available in English! The best-selling method that gave generations of European musicians their foundation is now available in English, with content and songs newly adapted for today's English speaking children.

What makes this method so special?

  • The child-friendly and age-appropriate tex
  • Songs and scales in different positions are easily explained and mastered within the first year. This is an important advantage over methods that confine children to the first position for many years.
  • Note reading is emphasized from the first lesson - children are brought up to become proficient sight-readers and play in chamber music ensembles as early as possible.
  • In contrast to other beginner methods, The Sassmannshaus Tradition progresses swiftly by introducing advanced techniques in rudimentary form, such as shifting and varied bow strokes.
  • Ensemble playing is encouraged from the very beginning.
  • The method is suitable for single instruction as well as for group and class lessons.
  • The large print notes and text as well as many colorful illustrations are particularly child-friendly and very attractive to pre-school children and school children alike.

USD 20.9500