The ABCs of Violin for the Intermediate, Book 2 (Book & MP3/PDF)
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This best-selling instruction book along with download is perfect for an Intermediate player of any age on the Violin. The many melodies plus short warm-up exercises and study pieces advance students technically in an easy and enjoyable way. It includes graphs to show new left-hand finger placement, a note-reading worksheet, and practice chart. As a direct continuation of the ABCs of Violin for the Absolute Beginner, Book 1, students will learn additional slurred bowing techniques and rhythms, new major and minor scales, and new key and time signatures. Flat key signatures are introduced in an easy, logical manner. The included digital download consists of three components: 35 mp3 performance pieces of violin solo with piano accompaniments, 35 mp3 piano accompaniment tracks by themselves for play-along, and a printable pdf file of the piano accompaniments. *Some of the outstanding melodies: Beethoven's Russian Folk Song, Haydn's Surprise Symphony, Mozart's Minuet, Turkey in the Straw, Hanukah, Cherry Blossoms, Amazing Grace, Beautiful Dreamer, Joy to the World, Deck the Halls, Auld Lang Syne, Row Your Boat, Tchaikovsky's Piano Concert Theme arranged for Violin, Wohlfahrt's Study No 3, Janice Tucker Rhoda's Gigue Study and Rock 'N' Roll Study. *Performances by violinist Yuki Beppu and pianist Artem Belogurov.
COMPANION BOOKS & DVDs:
*Complete Technique for Violin, Book 1 contains studies and exercises for the advanced beginner to upper level student.Positions 1 through 5.
*ABCs of Violin for the Intermediate Player DVD contains all pieces in ABCs of Violin Books 1 and 2.
*ABCs of Duets for Violin book contains duets in first and third positions.