Teach Yourself Bluegrass Fiddle W/cd

Teach Yourself Bluegrass Fiddle
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(Music Sales America). Teach yourself authentic bluegrass fiddle with this book and CD pack. The book contains clear instructions on the basics: bowing and left-hand techniques, solos, backup, personal advice on performance, and much more, as well as a complete selection of the best bluegrass songs to learn from. The CD contains audio versions of the examples contained in the book and backing tracks for several songs. Written by Matt Glaser, chairman of the String Department at the Berklee College of Music in Boston since 1980.

Violin For Dummies

Violin For Dummies
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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,….

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The Cambridge Companion to the Violin (Cambridge Companions to Music)

The Cambridge Companion to the Violin (Cambridge Companions to Music)
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The Cambridge Companion to the Violin offers students, performers, and scholars a fascinating and composite survey of the history and repertory of the instrument from its origins to the present day. The volume comprises fifteen essays, written by a team of specialists, and is intended to develop the violin’s historica

Violin For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Violin For Dummies, 2nd Edition
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The bestselling guide to teaching yourself the violin just got better Despite being one of the most popular musical instruments for budding musicians, the violin has a reputation as being amongst the most difficult to learn. But no longer. Violin for Dummies is packed with the information you need to learn the art of this beautiful instrument, whether you’re looking to get a head start before taking up lessons or are already studying with a tutor but want a little boost. With this book you have everything you need to get started. Even if you’ve never read a note of….

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Fiddle

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Fiddle
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Instructional DVD included. Now play!

Never before has fiddling been so popular—the Riverdance phenomenon, the runaway success of Celtic Woman, and country and bluegrass sensations. Now, anyone can learn to play through the simple, step-by-step lessons provided here by an international expert and professional performer. Illustrated with finger tabs and supported by a unique instructional DVD, this will have budding musicians fiddling in no time.

•Includes a unique 90-minute instructional DVD
•Dozens of tutorial photos and songs to play throughout
•Klein is a seasoned fiddler and professional instructor

The Complete Scale Book of Jazz, Modal, and Exotic Scales for Violin: Jazz, Modal and Exotic Scales

The Complete Scale Book of Jazz, Modal, and Exotic Scales for Violin: Jazz, Modal and Exotic Scales
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This scale book explores more in depth the wide variety of scales that are usually not explored within the confines of Major or Minor scales, Many of the scales here are found in classical music, but for the most part, they are used by composers, and saved for advanced theory classes. However if you wish to expand your horizons, and become a more solid player, this is the book for you. If you love jazz, rock, and mainstream, and play violin, then you really do need this book to fully explore the multitude of improvisational opportunities that lie herein. Starting….

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Violin [With CD] (Take the Lead)

Jazz: Violin (Take the Lead)
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Take the Lead is a terrific series of books for all instrumentalists, young and old. Eight jazz classics are arranged for each instrument as stand-alone solos, or all the instruments can play together. Each song includes chord symbols in concert pitch for use by piano or guitar, or the player can use the full backing track from the CD as accompaniment. The CD also includes tuning notes and full version demonstration tracks of each song to help each musician learn the song. It’s a great all-around package at a great price, and perfect for the band student who is looking….

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The Contemporary Violinist: Book/CD Pack

The Contemporary Violinist: Book/CD Pack
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(Fretted). Learn some of the most important fiddle and violin styles in the world! With this book and the help of the practice CD, players will be guided through dozens of left- and right-hand exercises and tunes designed to help develop the feel of a variety of styles and ways they can be used for improvisation. Includes an introduction by Turtle Island String Quartet, and photos and quotes from dozens of musicians. Author Julie Lyonn Lieberman has also written Improvising Violin , You Are Your Instrument and Planet Musician , and has taught thousands of string players worldwide how to….

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