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The ABCs of Viola for the Absolute Beginner

Book 1

By Janice Tucker Rhoda

Strings viola - Absolute Beginning
Book 1. Composed by Janice Tucker Rhoda. Edited by Janice Tucker Rhoda. SWS. Back To School. Classical. Book and CD. With Standard notation. Carl Fischer Music #ABC7X. Published by Carl Fischer Music (CF.ABC7X).

Item Number: CF.ABC7X

ISBN 9780825893476. 9 x 12 inches.

The ABCs of Viola for the Absolute Beginner is designed to bring your student from first picking up the instrument to performing easy pieces. Step by step, Janice Rhoda Tucker introduces each string and each note, followed by musical examples and bowing techniques. A wealth of short, easy pieces in a variety of eras and styles keeps your student interested and engaged. And now Book One comes with a data CD which includes performances of all pieces, play-along piano tracks for practice, and printable piano parts for accompanists. All of this is now expanded with 13 new warm-up studies throughout. The ABCs of Viola is the perfect starting point and works seamlessly with your favorite instructional series. For beginners.

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  • March 31, 2014 Very good book!

    This is just what I needed to get started on learning the viola!! Simple guidelines make for easy learning. Songs are fun! The cd is fantastic, playing with it is helping so much in my progress. The note work sheet is helpful. I highly recommend it for beginners!!

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  • November 13, 2013 nice way to learn viola

    easy to understand with good songs and exercises, like the cd a lot! diagrams make it easy to know where to put fingers

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