J:4612438:R:Essentials for Strings
Essentials for Strings
- Neil A Kjos Music Co
Rhythm: Teaches a consistent counting system; Develops excellent sight-reading skills; Shows note relationships via graphic "rhythm boxes." Provides 18 pages of bowed rhythm studies. Technique: Scales, arpeggios, and Broken Thirds in one, two, and three octavos, in every major and minor key. All studies are fingered for each instrument. Gives rhythmic variations for all exercises. Bowing: Clearly explains eight basic bowing styles. Suggest countless bowing possibilities. Intonation: Offers step-by-step procedures for developing perfect intonation. Includes tuning recommendations for all strings. Includes 5 four-part chorales to develop group intonation.