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Discovering Creative Improvisation for String Players

By Julianna Waller

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Fiddle - Intermediate-Advanced
Discovering Creative Improvisation for String Players. Composed by Julianna Waller. Bluegrass & Country. E-book and online audio. 72 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications - Digital Sheet Music (M0.99244BCDEB).

Item Number: M0.99244BCDEB

ISBN 1610657438.

Learn how to improvise and explore your creativity with this method developed by acclaimed fiddler, violinist, and instructor Julianna Waller. This book is divided into four Skill Sections and presented in workbook format. Each exercise includes basic and advanced examples as well as easy progress tracking. The unique improvisatory activities entice the imagination through imagery, observation, external stimuli, art projects, and memories! This multifaceted methodology is appropriate for novice and professional string players of the fiddle, violin, viola, and cello and is adaptable to many musical styles. A high-quality play-along recording is provided to support your practice and entice your imagination! The recording includes all examples from sections two and three, piano and full band accompaniment tracks for the I - IV - V7 - I chord progression in ten keys, and excerpts from two bluegrass compositions by the author.

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