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Essential Elements for Strings - Book 1 with EEi

By Michael Allen

Essential Elements for Strings with EE Interactive. Play Along. Method book and accompaniment CD-ROM. 48 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.868050).

Item Number: HL.868050

ISBN 0634038184. Play Along. 9x12 inches.

(Essential Elements for Strings and Essential Elements Interactive are fully compatible with Essential Elements 2000 for Strings)

Essential Elements for Strings offers beginning students sound pedagogy and engaging music, all carefully paced to successfully start young players on their musical journey. EE features both familiar songs and specially designed exercises, created and arranged for the classroom in a unison-learning environment, as well as instrument-specific exercises to focus each student on the unique characteristics of their own instrument. EE provides both teachers and students with a wealth of materials to develop total musicianship, even at the beginning stages.

Books 1 and 2 also include access to Essential Elements Interactive (EEi), the ultimate online music education resource - anywhere, anytime, and on any device. Go to to learn more!

Method features:

• Enhanced Starting System

• Optimum Reinforced Learning

• Pacing

• Theory, History, Cross-Curriculum & Creativity

• Performance Spotlights

Book also includes My EE Library* ( - Instant Stream/Download/CD-ROM*

• Start-up video Learn the basics

• Play-along mp3 tracks for all exercises Features a professional orchestra

• Duets and trios Print and play parts with friends

• Music listening library Hear great pieces for orchestra!

*Internet access required for
My EE Library. Book includes instructions to order free opt. CD-ROM.

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  • 5

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  • April 12, 2008 My favorite book to teach out of

    This book is great for all ages of students, I use it for my adult students and younger students.

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  • 5

  • September 20, 2006 this is a really good book for begginer

    this is a really good book for beginner. There are easy to play song in here.

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