Take a bow and start playing tunes with this friendly guide! Whether you're an aspiring classical musician or you just want to fiddle around, Violin For Dummies will have you making music in not time. This interactive book-and-CD-ROM package makes it easy with step-by-step instruction on everything from simple tunes to show-stopping techniques. With coverage of musical styles including classical, country, and jazz, this is the ultimate guide to the violin. Discover how to: Choose the right violin and accessories Develop correct violin and bow hold Understand the language of music Play classical, country, gypsy, and jazz Tune, change strings, and perform simple maintenance Get Smart @www.dummies.com Find listings of all our books Choose from many different subject categories Sign up for eTips at etips.dummies.com MP3 files of every song and exercise from the book. Video clips demonstrating techniques to help you pick up and play. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.About the Author:
Katharine Rapoport (Toronto, ON) is a violinist and violist who currently lives and works in Toronto. After graduating with a degree in Music from the University of Cambridge, she completed her postgraduate Certificate of Advanced Studies in Violin at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. She has a very broad range of professional freelance experience including musicals such as Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and Showboat. After moving to Canada, Katharine was appointed to the faculty of the Royal Conservatory of Music and the University of Toronto.
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Descripción For Dummies, 2007. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: IntroductionPart I: So You've Always Wanted to Play the Violin. Introducing the ViolinStrings and Bows: the Parts of a ViolinHow Violins WorkCracking the Case: Taking the Violin Out and Putting it Away In Tune with ThingsTuning the ViolinUsing electronic tunersTuning with the pianoDealing With Pegs and Fine TunersHolding Up WellUnderstanding the Importance of a Good Violin HoldHow to Hold Your ViolinStanding positionSitting positionReading from a music standChinrests and Shoulder Rests: Finding a Good FitFixing Common Problems With the Violin HoldPart II: A Sound Start Take a BowPreparing the BowTightening the horsehairUsing rosin on your bowGetting a Grip on the Proper Bow HoldThe famous diva methodThe hidden treasures methodSetting the Bow on the StringsUnderstanding bowing signsBowing on different stringsPlaying Your First Concert!Smooth and Clean: Two Bowing Styles Getting the Left Hand RightGetting in Touch With the StringsThe Number System: Making Your Fingers CountKnowing which finger to usePutting Your Fingers on the Right SpotsStep and Touch: How Semitones Work All Together NowHands TogetherBowing and fingering at the same timeExercising your co-ordinationMaking Music (without Actually Reading Any!)Using our handy chartsKeeping an eye on the chart and your playing!The Top of the Charts: 4 Simple SongsPart III: Reading Music on the Violin 5 Lines Translated Onto 4 StringsWhat All Those Blobs MeanAll Good Boys Deserve Fun -And So Do Girls!Charting Your Way With the Fingers OnThe Key To Key Signatures We're Counting On You - Guide to RhythmOne Beat at a Time: Quarter NotesRaising the BarTake Note: Other Common NotesAdding Dots (No Need to Cross the T's!) Getting Ticked Off - A Guide to MetreCounting in 4sCounting in 3sEverything Else Can Be Done From 4s and 3s!Part IV: Musicianship and Harmony Scaling the HeightsClimbing up and downMarching through the Major ScalesCasting Light on those Minor ScalesHarping On about Arpeggios The Keys to KnowledgeA Major And Its Finger PatternC Major And Its Finger PatternThe Last 2 Finger Patterns You'll Really Need!12. Better Together: HarmonyIn the Big Leagues: Major ChordsDigging For Minor ChordsMeet the Bossy Chords: Dominant 7thsPart V: Taking it up a Notch; Techniques and Styles Fancy BowsTwo Notes (or more) with One Stroke: LegatoGetting up to Speed and Dividing the BowShaping the Sounds: Crescendo and DiminuendoMais Oui, Maestro: Taking on Accents Putting Your Finger on ItTwo Notes Are Better Than One: Easy Double StopsSliding into Shifts and Gaining an Advantageous PositionAll Aquiver: Vibrato Reeling Through the Years: A Quick Tour of Violin StylesFiddling AroundAll That JazzJoin the Caravan: Gypsy ViolinPart VI: Getting into Gear, Staying in Gear Finding the Right Instrument For YouWhat Makes a Good ViolinWhere to Begin Your SearchDeciding Whether to Buy or Rent Your ViolinGetting Plugged into Electric and Electronic Violins Instrument care and MaintenanceChanging StringsUpgrading Your CaseChanging ChinrestsUseful AccessoriesCleaning the ViolinRehairing the BowPart VII: The Part of Tens Ten Performers and Their Recordings Ten Ways to Go Beyond This Book20. Finding a Teacher: Ten T. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0470838388
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