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Sound Innovations for String Orchestra, Book 2

A Revolutionary Method for Early-Intermediate Musicians (Cello)

By Bob Phillips

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Orchestra Cello
A Revolutionary Method for Early-Intermediate Musicians (Cello). Composed by Bob Phillips, Peter Boonshaft, and Robert Sheldon. This edition: Cello. Method/Instruction; NAMM Best Tools for Schools; SmartMusic; String Orchestra Method/Supplement. Sound Innovations for String Orchestra. Book and Digital Download. 48 pages. Alfred Music #00-34602. Published by Alfred Music (AP.34602).

Item Number: AP.34602

ISBN 0739067974. English.

Sound Innovations for String Orchestra, Book 2 continues your student's musical journey by teaching with a complete review of Book 1, and a segmented presentation of new concepts while introducing ensemble playing. Continue skill development with review, new keys, rhythms, tone development, and introductory scales and arpeggios. Following the unique Sound Innovations organization, the string orchestra method contains levels, each of which is divided into several sections that introduces concepts separately, providing benchmarks, assessment, and intermediate goals. The isolation of new concepts helps facilitate the understanding of more advanced material. Sound Advice sections throughout the Teacher's Score assist with quick and easy-to-use tips and suggestions. Plenty of practice and performance opportunities are also provided in order to reinforce each lesson. MasterClass lessons with string ensemble videos and accompaniment recordings are available streaming at from anywhere with internet access. Learn more at
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"Sound Innovations by Alfred Music is a dream-come-true method for beginning concert band and string orchestra. Its infusion of technology provides an open-ended architecture of the first order. This unique blend of time-tested strategies and technology offer a great foundation for a successful learning experience."
---John Kuzmich, Jr.,

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