Orchestra strings - Book A,1
Composed by Gerald Fischbach, Robert Frost, and Wendy Barden. Orchestra method/study. Artistry in Strings. CD. Neil A. Kjos Music Company #100SBMCD. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.100SBMCD).
The comprehensive approach of Artistry in Strings provides all the basic tools necessary for establishing solid technique and expressive music making! Perfect for classroom, group, or private instruction. Each book includes music theory, composition, listening exercise, improvisation, ensemble performances, and interdisciplinary studies for a well-rounded approach. Music styles include classical, jazz, country, rock and folk music from a variety of cultures around the world. Book 1 provides the well-rounded approach students need to become successful string players and overall musicians. Bowing curriculum begins immediately to encourage the physical development needed for strong bowing technique. Note reading right from the start allows students to develop strong reading skills. Rhythm Charts feature rhythmic word associations for quick comprehension and long-term retention. The two Accompaniment CDs provide great motivation to practice - students will love playing along with professional musicians! The two Double Bass books offer maximum flexibility. Book 1: Low Position introduces the traditional style of playing, while Book 1: Middle Position introduces a contemporary approach with the initial introduction of fourth position. Both books introduce shifting, pivots, and use of the 3rd finger.
About Artistry in Strings
Artistry in Strings is a groundbreaking string method that will be at home in your classroom or private studio. Its comprehensive approach contains all the basic tools necessary to establish solid technique and expressive music making. Artistry in Strings is a music educator's dream, combining a performance-centered approach with optional theory, composing, listening, assessment, and interdisciplinary and multi-cultural studies.
Authors Robert S. Frost, Gerald Fischbach, and Wendy Barden have combined their vast experience as educators to provide a string method that is well paced for all types of beginning string classes. Regardless of class frequency and duration, or class size and student age, Artistry in Strings will assist you to achieve superior results.