String Builder, Book One

String Builder, Book One
A String Class Method (for Class or Individual Instruction)

By Samuel Applebaum Viola Book Item: 00-EL01545
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The Belwin String Builder is a string class method in which the violin, viola, cello, and bass play together throughout. Each book, however, is a complete unit and may be used separately for class or individual instruction. The material in this book is realistically graded so that only a minimum of explanatory material is required. Each melody is interesting and will provide the basis for a fine left hand technic and bow arm. Available in three levels for violin, viola, cello, bass, piano accompaniment, and teacher's manual.

Sample Pages


Picture of the Viola and the Bow
The Two High Strings
The Two Lower Strings
The Open Strings with Half Notes
Whole Notes
More Melodies with Open Strings
A New Tone---The First Finger on the D String
More Melodies with the First Finger on the D String
A New Tone---The First Finger on the A String
A Higher Tone---The Second Finger on the D String
A Higher Tone on the A String---The Second Finger
More Melodies with the First and Second Fingers
The Third Finger on the D String
The Third Finger on the A String
Beautiful Melodies with the First, Second and Third Fingers
Playing Two Notes in the Same Bow Stroke
A New Low Tone---The First Finger on the G String
The Second and Third Fingers on the G String
The Second Finger---When It Is Not Sharped
Playing Three Notes in the Same Bow Stroke
Melodies That Are Repeated
Melodies Stressing the Second and Third Fingers
The Second Finger Develops Flexibility
Playing Beautiful Melodies with Dynamics
Strengthening the Fourth Finger---Left Hand Pizzicato
We Are Now Ready to Use the Fourth Finger
Melodies Using All of the Fingers
Building a Major Scale
Eighth Notes
Eighth Notes Combined with Quarter Notes
Lively Melodies with Eighth Notes

Additional Information

Series: Belwin Course for Strings
Author: Samuel Applebaum
Instrument: Viola
Format: Book
Instrumentation: Viola
Page Count: 32
Item Number: 00-EL01545
ISBN 10: 0-7692-1553-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-7692-1553-2
UPC: 029156096866

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