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77 Variations on Suzuki Melodies

Technique Builders for Violin

By William Starr

Technique Builders for Violin. Composed by William Starr. String - (Suzuki) Supplementary; Suzuki; Technique Musicianship. Book. 80 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.0617).

Item Number: AP.0617
ISBN 0874876176.

These variations on standard Suzuki melodies were written to have specific technical challenges such as vibrato, double stops, finger action, bowing techniques, shifting, harmonics, and positions. Students find great enjoyment in playing the familiar tunes in these more difficult versions.

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  • September 01, 2002 A Suzuki Necessity

    The studies in this book range from easy beginning to the most advanced and virtuosic imaginable. Any Suzuki student who has made it through book 10 and every Suzuki teacher needs to see this book, if only for fun. It can be used to the side of the Suzuki books...

    from around book 4 level. The studies in the book focus on technique, but they hold a special place for the Suzuki student because they are variations on melodies from the Suzuki repertoire. The book ends up with some incredibly complicated variations on Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, culminating a lifetime of learning that began with the same song.

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