Essential Technique for Strings Book 3 further develops music skills for the intermediate and advancing student. Book 3 introduces students to higher positions, shifting, advanced bowing, and special ... Click To Read More About This Product
Essential Technique for Strings Book 3 further develops music skills for the intermediate and advancing student. Book 3 introduces students to higher positions, shifting, advanced bowing, and special techniques.
Each Student Book Includes My EE Library
More great play-along tracks!
Includes exercises 1-76
Three Major Sections
Higher Positions and Shifting
Keys and Scales
Bowings, Rhythms and Vibrato
For all instruments
Violin and viola: II, III, IV, V
Cello: 1/2, II, II ext., II1/2, III, III ext., IV, IV ext.
Bass: 1/2, II, II1/2, III, III1/2, IV, V, V1/2
Violin and Viola Shifting Sequences
Exercises for open string, same finger and different finger shifts
Embedded auxiliary notes for accurate shifting without confusing notation
Unison exercises to reinforce and develop shifts to and from higher positions
Essential Elements Features Continued and Expanded
Includes theory, history, multicultural music, creativity and assessment
Sight-reading and rhythm pages
7 Major Keys
Includes through 3 sharps and 3 flats
Violin and viola finger patterns for both first and third positions
Exercises in unison and thirds, scales and arpeggios to help reinforce keys
5 Minor Keys
a, e, d, g and c minor
All three forms of the minor scale included
Two unison exercises reinforce each minor key
Introduction of vibrato, spiccato, enharmonics and chromatics
Treble clef for viola; tenor clef for cello and bass
Cello and bass thumb position
Jazz lines for bass
Size: 12" x 9-1/4"
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