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3rd and 5th Position String Builder

Violin

By Samuel Applebaum

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Orchestra violin
Violin. Method/Instruction; String Orchestra Method/Supplement. Instructional. Instructional book. 32 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.EL01937).

Item Number: AP.EL01937

ISBN 0769231365. 9x12 inches.

The Third and Fifth Position String Builder is to be used after Book 3 of the Belwin String Builder. However, it may also be used as a continuation of any the standard string class methods. In this book, the violin, viola, cello, and bass play together. The book for each instrument, however, is a complete unit and may be used separately for class or individual instruction. In this book, the pupil is carefully taken step by step through the third and fifth positions. The pupil is taught to find each finger, after which simple shifts are introuduced with the same finger, followed by shifts to these positions with different fingers. Each type of shift is presented and developed with interesting melodies. The material in this volume is chosen for its musical interest and its technical value. There are a number of duets which are to be played by either two pupils or with the class divided into two groups. The material in this book is realistically graded so that only a minimum of explanatory material is required. Suggestions for work by rote are presented throughout the book. Published for violin, viola, cello, bass, piano accompaniment, teacher's manual.

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  • 5

    Jan B
    Location:
    Boise, ID
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • 2008-06-16 00:00:00.0 Excellent development tool

    As an older player who is returning to music after a long hiatus, the format of this book is excellent for re-developing skills and building confidence. The combination of detailed preparation with study pieces make the book fun, and would enable me to progress on my own, although I...

    have decided to opt for violin lessons. In fact, the teacher is the one who recommended the book.

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