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Sound Innovations: Creative Warm-Ups

Creative Warm-Ups for Intermediate String Orchestra

Exercises for Intonation, Rhythm, Bowing, and Creativity

These video masterclasses and audio tracks correlate with Creative Warm-Ups and provide skill-based warm-up opportunities. Each one- or two-minute clip focuses on a specific exercise that corresponds with examples from the book.

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Presented by:

Bob Phillips

Bob Phillips

Kirk Moss

Kirk Moss

Matt Turner

Matt Turner

Stephen Benham

Stephen Benham

Intervals in C Major

Page 2, Exercise 1

Moving Chord Tones in C Major

Page 2, Exercise 2

Layered Tuning and Balance in C Major

Page 2, Exercise 3

Diatonic Harmony in C Major

Page 2, Exercise 4

Shifting Chord Qualities in C Major

Page 3, Exercise 5

C Major Scale with Drone

Page 3, Exercise 6

C Chromatic Scale with Drone

Page 3, Exercise 7

Chorale in C Major

Page 3, Exercise 8

Intervals in G Harmonic Minor

Page 10, Exercise 33

Moving Chord Tones in G Harmonic Minor

Page 10, Exercise 34

Layered Tuning and Balance in G Harmonic Minor

Page 10, Exercise 35

Diatonic Harmony in G Harmonic Minor

Page 10, Exercise 36

G Harmonic Minor Scale with Drone

Page 11, Exercise 37

G Chromatic Scale with Drone

Page 11, Exercise 38

Chorale in G Minor

Page 11, Exercise 39

Cello Extended Hand Position (Higher)

Page 18

Cello Extended Hand Position (Lower)

Page 18

Violin/Viola Extended Hand Position (Higher)

Page 18

Violin/Viola Extended Hand Position (Lower)

Page 18

Macro and Micro Beats

Page 20, Exercise 70 & 71

Parts of the Bow

Page 30

Classical Chaconne

Page 44, Exercise 190

Taqsim No. 1 Measured

Page 53, Exercise 231

Taqsim No. 2 Measured

Page 54, Example 232

Taqsim No. 3 Ordered Improvisation

Page 55, Exercise 233

Taqsim No. 4 Directed Improvisation

Page 56, Exercise 234

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