Hal Leonard

Description

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.
Features
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
Advanced Positions
  • 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
  • Four-part Chorales
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
Additional Features
  • 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
Specifications
  • Author: Michael Allen
  • Author: Pamela Tellejohn Hayes
  • Author: Robert Gillespie
  • Format: Softcover
  • 48 pages
  • Size: 12" x 9"
  • ISBN: 9780634069314
  • UPC: 073999680768