String Builder, Book One

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

By Samuel Applebaum Bass Book Item: 00-EL01547
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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 Bass and the Bow
The Two Middle Strings---Quarter Notes
The Two Outer 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 Fourth Finger on the D String
A Higher Tone on the A String---The Fourth Finger
More Melodies with the First and Fourth Fingers
The First and Fourth Fingers on the G String
More Melodies to Strengthen the Fourth Finger
Beautiful Melodies with the First and Fourth Fingers
Playing Two Notes in the Same Bow Stroke
The First and Second Fingers on the E String
More Melodies Using the E String
The Second Finger on the D String
Playing Three Notes in the Same Bow Stroke
Melodies That Are Repeated
Melodies with String Changes
Melodies Stressing the Second and Fourth Fingers
Playing Beautiful Melodies with Dynamics
Playing Pizzicato with the Bow in the Hand
More Pizzicato with the Bow in the Hand
Melodies on All Strings
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: String Bass
Format: Book
Instrumentation: Bass
Page Count: 32
Item Number: 00-EL01547
ISBN 10: 0-7692-3131-4
ISBN 13: 978-0-7692-3131-0
UPC: 029156111217

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