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All For Strings Book 1 - Piano

By Gerald Anderson

Orchestra piano - Elementary
Composed by Gerald Anderson and Robert Frost. Method book. All for Strings. Method Book. Neil A. Kjos Music Company #78PA. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.78PA).

Item Number: KJ.78PA

ISBN 9780849732270.

All for strings is a comprehensive three-volume method surrounded by a wealth of supplementary materials for teaching and performance. This complete curriculum covers virtually every aspect of beginning through intermediate string study, emphasizing technical skills, rhythmic understanding, and quality musical experiences. Many of the National Standards for Music Education can be easily implemented into the classroom setting with the varied components All for Strings has to offer. Book 1 provides a well-rounded course of study for all beginning string students. It begins with Starting by Rote and Starting by Note approaches to music reading. Photos, diagrams, and logos integrated throughout the book reinforce all new concepts introduced. Carefully selected and composed technical materials and musical selections provide excellent opportunities for learning and growth. Rhythm exercises and theory games are also provided, as well as duets, trios, and ensembles.

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  • 4

    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • December 07, 2012 A Little Simple, Improvisation Needed

    My students love having me accompany them on the piano, but I like the accompaniments for Solos and Etudes by Frost much better than these ones. I think Frost was trying to make them easy for if you are a violin teacher with not a whole lot of piano skills...

    , but I find them a bit simple and prefer improvising and adding more color. Also FYI, the piano part only includes the violin part above it, not the viola, cello, or bass. It is not a huge issue, but usually the other instruments are in different octaves and sometimes switch octaves in different places than the violin part.

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