Introduces adults and school-aged beginners to the instrument and provides instruction related to the fundamental skills necessary to play the violin in a technically correct and musically satisfying way. Ideal as a partner book for students in school string programs as it provides a review of initial skills, an introduction to advanced technique ear training exercises and an anthology of repertoire. The enclosed teaching points can also supplement Suzuki Violin repertoire and provide students and parents involved in Suzuki lessons additional ear training activities and music literacy exercises. These tunes are varied stylistically and include folk tunes from various cultures and original and classic melodies chosen for their musical value and accessibility.
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A performer and recording artist, Martin Norgaard is on the faculties of Belmont University's School of Music and Vanderbilt University's Blair School of Music. A member of the acoustic bluegrass/swing/rock band Acoustic Room, which records for Major Records, he leads his own jazz groups in New York and Nashville and has performed with artists as diverse as Rich McCready, Buddy Spicher, and Matt King. After studying at the University of Copenhagen and the New England Conservatory, fiddler and keyboardist Martin Norgaard earned his baccalaureate and masters' degrees in jazz performance from William Patterson Colege in New Jersey and Queens College in New York, respectively. Martin's books, workshops, clinics, online resources, and historical performances inspire and motivate students, teachers, and audiences to discover their creative potential through jazz string improvisation.
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Book Description Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2008. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0786675373
Book Description Mel Bay Publications, Inc., 2008. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110786675373
Book Description Mel Bay Publications, Inc. SPIRAL-BOUND. Book Condition: New. 0786675373 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0348249