The Suzuki MethodA(R) of Talent Education is based on Dr. Shinichi Suzuki's view that every child is born with ability, and that man is the son of his environment. According to Dr. Suzuki, a world-renowned violinist and teacher, the greatest joy an adult can know comes from developing a child's potential so he/she can express all that is harmonious and best in human beings. Students are taught using the "mother-tongue" approach.
Cool syncopation, funky riffs and smooth, stylish tunes - from dynamic to nostalgic, Pam Wedgwoods series has it all. Jazzin About is a vibrant collection of original pieces in a range of contemporary styles, tailor-made for the absolute beginner (grade 0-2). So take a break from the classics and get into the groove as you cruise from blues, to rock, to jazz.
C. Paul Herfurth's classic series of tutor books have now been completely revised and updated with a host of innovations to suit a new generation of musicians.
A New Tune A Day features the same logical, gentle pace and keen attention to detail that made earlier editions so hugely popular and successful. Clear explanatory diagrams and photographs help guide you through the lessons and achieve the very best in tone, technique and posture. The selection of music is fresh and exciting, including duets and rounds to inspire the student and ensure that those vital practice hours are never boring!
The book includes:
Advice on your instrument and the equipment you will need
Instructions for effective technique and comfortable playing
Explanatory pages on reading and understanding music
Tests to check your own progress and comprehension
The accompanying audio CD features a virtuoso performance and backing track for each pieces, as well as recorded examples to support the lessons. Furthermore, an edition of this book is available for Violin (BM11396), creating an ideal opportunity for duets.
An extremely popular tutor, taking the student through the early stages of playing technique up to early exercises in the fifth, sixth and seventh positions (in the Tenor Clef). A basic degree of Music Theory is assumed, the student is expected to be familiar with the notes of the Bass Clef, Note Lengths, Key and Time Signatures etc.
The second part of a comprehensive and renowned Cello method by nineteenth century composer, educator and musican Alfredo Piatti. Book Two of this in-depth classic method contains exercises, arpeggios and scales as well as the techniques for vibrato, pizzicato, varied bowing and syncopation.
The third part of a comprehensive and renowned Cello method by nineteenth century composer, educator and musican Alfredo Piatti. Book Three of this in-depth classic method contains further ornamentation, double stops, staccato, harmonics and more.
A wide selection of well-known tunes, familiar to even the youngest beginner.
A first book of easy pieces for Cello by Kathy and David Blackwell. A great source of early pieces for those still finding their feet with this demanding instrument. Fun to play and easy to learn, this set of melodies will help to develop coordination and confidence in your playing.
Cello Time is a great series for young cellists. Packed with lively original tunes, easy duets, and traditional pieces, the books are carefully paced and organised to build confidence every step of the way. With plenty of entertaining illustrations and a CD to play along to, with Cello Time it really is fun to play!
Cello Time is a great series for young Cellists. Packed with lively original tunes, easy duets, and traditional pieces, the books are carefully paced and organised to build confidence every step of the way. Cello Time Sprinters includes:
Extended pieces in first position.
Fourth position using the finger patterns 1-34, 12-4 and 1234.
A Range of techniques, including hooked bowing, string crossing and double-stops.
Scales and arpeggios to suit the pieces and at the level of Grade 3.
2 CDs with performances and backings for all of the pieces, many with Drums and Bass added, as well as tuning tracks.
ABRSM: Cello Scales And Arpeggios - Grades 1-5 (From 2012) contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grades 1-5 Cello exams.
ABRSM: Cello Scales And Arpeggios - Grades 6-8 (From 2012) contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grades 6-8 Cello exams.
all scales and arpeggios for the revised syllabus from 2012, with bowing patterns
helpful introduction including advice on preparing for the exam
user-friendly format and clear page layout
31 Christmas tunes for cello (solos and duets); many tunes compatible with Fiddle Time Christmas.