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Superior Strings in Sixteen Weeks

Peggy Wheeler and Carrie Lane Gruselle

One Book focuses on bowing, tone, and expression, features melody in all sections of the orchestra, and provides systematic approaches to the following issues:

Tone and Intonation

  • Harmonized scale warm ups
  • Tuning to open strings in various patterns
  • String crossing with three note chords and arpeggios

  • Simple chorales for work on balance
  • Chorale melodies distributed among all instruments

  • Scales presented in “string order”
  • Bowing and rhythm patterns
  • Weekly progressive rhythm exercises

  • Twenty short excerpts from orchestral repertoire
  • Excerpts emphasize the relationship of bowing style to articulation and interpretation

Festival Preparation
  • Tips for a healthy approach to performance

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SB305 7.95
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