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Beginner Viola Theory for Children, Book 3

By Melanie Smith

Viola - Beginning-Intermediate
Composed by Melanie Smith. Perfect binding, Theory & Harmony. Bill's Music Shelf. Children. Book. 174 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20599).

Item Number: MB.20599

ISBN 9780786676491. Children. 8.5 x 11 inches.

Beginning level. Book 3 in the Beginner Viola Theory for Children series is an engaging resource that allows students to develop a deeper understanding of important theory concepts. Key signatures, enharmonic, diatonic and chromatic semitones, whole tones, major scales, musical terms and symbols plus how to write music are all covered in this workbook. Unique to this book are detailed, fill-in-the-blank diagrams of each major scale played on the viola. These diagrams allow students to visualize their scale and its theoretical structure in an easy-to-understand format. With this book, there will be no complaints about theory homework.

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  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • July 29, 2011 Watch for the typos

    This is a great book for what it is, a theory book to get early viola students familar with time key signatures. But the typos are ridiculous, and who ever proofread this book should lose his or her job! Still, extremely useful and highly recommended.

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