A scale book of unprecedented scope.
Viola - Bluegrass
Ivo-Jan van der Werff, A Notebook for Viola Players "This book is a significant and notable addition to our literature for viola technique... It is a wonderful addition to any violist's library and practice routine... A definite must have!!"- Journal of the American Viola Society With demonstration DVD Second, revised edition Published by Total Recall...
Fun user friendly books for beginner string playersIdeal material for both individual and group learning \"Any teacher of beginners would be foolish not to invest in a copy of this publication\" European String Teachers' Association Arco Magazine
Fun user friendly books for beginner string players Ideal material for both individual and group learning \"Any teacher of beginners would be foolish not to invest in a copy of this publication\" European String Teachers' Association Arco Magazine
Fun, user friendly books for string players (grades 2-4).
By Georgia Vale. Book 1 in the series for violists. Gently introduces all the things a beginner might come across in their first few months of learning the viola, using clear and concise explanations. Plenty of repetition, and bags of fun!
By Georgia Vale. Book 6 completes this series for violists. Just a few new topics are introduced – the bass clef, semitones in a scale, grouping rests, and answering rhythms – allowing pupils to consolidate what they have already learnt. Again, memory tests help with the terminology and fun pages reinforce subjects in an enjoyable way.
Grades One to Five. New edition, devised to support the revised sight-reading criteria from the ABRSM from 2012.
Book Four - introduces fourth, fifth and sixth positions, the development of bowing techniques, including string crossing, staccato, spiccato and the use of the fingers on the bow, together with further chromatics, left hand stretches and general facility. (This book covers the requirements for Grades Five, Six and much of Grade Seven*.)
Book Five is a selection of essential studies that introduces playing in higher positions, tone production, more advanced string crossing, ricochet bowing, up bow staccato, and develops general facility.
Book Two introduces Finger Pattern No 2, together with portato bowing, extended scales in C major, G Major & F major. It then goes on to Finger Patterns No 3 & No 4, develops bowing technique including linked dotted rhythm bowing, more extended scales, chromatics, minor scales, scales in broken thirds and elementary double stops.
Book Three - introduces third position and second position, further development of scales & arpeggios and chromatics, together with martelato bowing and re-taking the bow. There are many original teacher/pupil duets throughout.(This book covers the requirements for Grades Three & Four*.)
Viola tutor - Strings in Step Series
By Robert Trory.
Book One introduces Finger Pattern No 1, with all four fingers, detached bowing, slurring and crossing strings, one-octave major scales & arpeggios with rhythmic variations. There are many original teacher/pupil duets throughout.
The "prequel" to Barbara Barber's widely-used Scales for Advanced Violists is here! Scales for Young Violists is a user-friendly scale system which presents two-octave major, melodic minor, and harmonic minor scales with arpeggios.
Piano Accompaniments. Set on Grades Two & Three of the ABRSM Viola Exams and on Grade Two of the ABRSM Double Bass Exams from 2008-15.
Book & CD.
Published by Spartan Press
Viola da gamba
Viola da gamba
Book & CD by Georgia Vale. Featuring the characters Presto, Bravo and Poco, who take the beginning viola player on an exciting journey of musical discovery. Starting with plucked open strings, by the end of the book the student will be confidently reading and playing simple bowed pieces using three fingers. Includes a playalong CD!
Piano accompaniment - Fiddle Time Series
Viola teaching material
Viola teaching material