Violin For Dummies Book Online Video Audio Instruction

Violin For Dummies  Book   Online Video   Audio Instruction Author Katharine Rapoport
ISBN-10 9781119022909
Year 2015-03-23
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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With the help of Violin For Dummies, 3rd Edition, aspiring violinists will be able to teach themselves how to play violin, even if they've never read a note of music. This book takes readers from holding the violin and bow properly to playing popular tunes in a variety of styles, including classical and jazz. In addition, readers will learn how to choose, tune, and care for their violins, as well as to understand the nuances of rhythm and musical notation.

Fiddle For Dummies Book Online Video and Audio Instruction

Fiddle For Dummies  Book   Online Video and Audio Instruction Author Michael Sanchez
ISBN-10 9781118930229
Year 2014-12-03
Pages 360
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Learn to play the fiddle? Easy. Tackling a new instrument can be intimidating, but with this easy-to-use guide, you'll have no trouble at all! From selecting, tuning, and caring for your fiddle to mastering various music styles, Fiddle For Dummies walks you step-by-step through everything you need to start playing the fiddle like a pro. You'll discover how to hold a fiddle, master fundamental techniques, and take your skills to the next level. This title also features companion audio tracks and instructional video clips hosted online at Dummies.com to help further enhance your skills. The fiddle is a popular instrument across many continents, and is a favorite for many because it is small and portable. Playing the fiddle can expose you to a range of musical styles from all over the world, such as Irish, Scottish, Celtic/Cape Breton, country, folk, bluegrass, and more. Plus, if you're already a violin player, you'll impress yourself and fellow musicians as you unlock your instrument to open up a whole new world of sounds. Learn fiddle techniques and fundamentals Select, tune, and care for your fiddle Join the folk instrument movement and master the fiddle Play fiddle music from all over the world Whether you're a complete beginner or a violin player looking to branch out and try something new, Fiddle For Dummies will have you fit as a fiddle in no time.

Principles of Violin Playing and Teaching

Principles of Violin Playing and Teaching Author Ivan Galamian
ISBN-10 9780486320649
Year 2013-10-10
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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Celebrated instructor presents his philosophy of teaching and practice methods, including appropriate combination of technique and interpretation. Incorporates aspects of both the Russian and French schools in an ingenious and logical system.

Guitar Theory For Dummies

Guitar Theory For Dummies Author Desi Serna
ISBN-10 9781118646939
Year 2013-09-24
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Serious about jamming, understanding, and creating guitar-driven music? Easy. With an approachable and engaging style, Guitar Theory For Dummies goes beyond guitar basics, presenting the guidance intermediate to advanced players need to improve their improvisational and compositional skills. Plus, with access to audio tracks and video instruction online you can master the concepts and techniques covered in the book. Key content coverage includes: pentatonic and major scale patterns; the CAGED chord system, chord progressions, and playing by numbers; roots, keys, and applying scales, plus modes and modal scales; intervals and chord extensions; popular song references and theory applications that help you understand how to play popular music and contemporary guitar styles, and create music of your own. This title also features companion audio tracks and video content hosted online at Dummies.com The expert instruction and easy-to-digest information provides comprehensive guidance on how to apply music theory concepts to fretted instruments If you already have a handle on the basics and want to know more about the building blocks and theory behind guitar music, Guitar Theory For Dummies has you covered.

Classical Music For Dummies

Classical Music For Dummies Author David Pogue
ISBN-10 9781119049746
Year 2015-06-25
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Haydn, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms, oh, my! The beginner's guide to classical music Classical Music For Dummies is a friendly, funny, easy-to-understand guide to composers, instruments, orchestras, concerts, recordings, and more. Classical music is widely considered one of the pinnacles of human achievement, and this informative guide will shows you just how beautiful and rewarding it can be. You'll learn how Bach is different from Beethoven, how Mozart is different still, and why not all "classical" music is actually Classical if it's really Baroque or Romantic. You'll be introduced to the composers and their work, and discover the groundbreaking pieces that shake the world every time they're played. Begin building your classical music library with the essential recordings that define orchestral, choral, and operatic beauty as you get acquainted with the orchestras and musicians that bring the composers to life. Whether you want to play classical music or just learn more about it, Classical Music For Dummies will teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of this increasingly popular genre. Distinguish flute from piccolo, violin from viola, and trumpet from trombone Learn the difference between overtures, requiems, arias, and masses Explore the composers that shaped music as we know it Discover the recordings your music library cannot be without Classical music has begun sneaking into the mainstream — if your interest has been piqued, there's never been a better time to develop an appreciation for this incredibly rich, complex, and varied body of work. Classical Music For Dummies lays the groundwork, and demonstrates just how amazing classical music can be.

Violin Basics

Violin Basics Author Alfred Publishing
ISBN-10 0739089145
Year 2012-10-01
Pages 40
Language en
Publisher Alfred Publishing Company
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The Ultimate Beginner Series has helped thousands of aspiring musicians begin experiencing the fun of playing music in the simplest, most direct manner possible. This book and DVD set is perfect for beginning students, those changing from another instrument, or as a refresher course for players returning to the violin after many years. You will learn all the basics of holding the instrument and bow, using your hands to finger notes, tuning your instrument, and reading music. The step-by-step explanations, photographs, diagrams of every concept, and the correlating DVD, make this book a must-have for anyone learning to play violin. When you are finished with this book and DVD, you will have the solid fundamentals needed to successfully play the violin.

Old Time Fiddle for the Complete Ignoramus

Old Time Fiddle for the Complete Ignoramus Author Wayne Erbsen
ISBN-10 1883206480
Year 2005-01-09
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Mel Bay Publications
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Book & CD. Wayne Erbsen's 35 years of teaching experience shows on every page. He takes the reader through every step of adjusting, tuning, holding, and playing the fiddle. 37 tunes are written out in Wayne's own unique and easy-to-use tab system and standard notation. Fiddle instruction has never been any simpler, clearer, or more humorous. This book will teach absolutely anyone to play the fiddle. Instructional CD included.

Violin Lessons for Beginners

Violin Lessons for Beginners Author LearnToPlayMusic.com
ISBN-10 9789825320111
Year 2014-04-10
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher LearnToPlayMusic.com
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Teach yourself how to play violin with our easy violin lessons for beginners. ***Comes with online access to free audio demonstrating all examples. Hear how each one is played by a teacher, then play along.*** "A very intuitive, easy to understand book. I recommend it to all my students and with practice, hear and see their results." - G. Hennessy Progressive Beginner Violin contains all you need to know to start learning to be a great violin player - in one easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson violin tutorial. Suitable for all ages and all types of violins including electric violin for beginners. No prior knowledge of how to read music or playing the violin is required to teach yourself to learn to play violin from this book. Teach yourself: • How to play violin notes for beginners and violin scales for beginners • All essential right and left hand techniques including how to hold the violin, various bowing techniques and how to play pizzicato • How to play scales, melodies and studies in major and minor keys • Easy to understand violin music theory including key signatures, time signatures, note values and rests needed for reading violin music for beginners • Violin tuning • Violin tips and violin tricks that every player should know when learning violin • Shortcuts for how to learn violin fast by getting the most from violin practice sessions Contains everything you need to know to learn to play the violin today. Features include: • Progressive step-by-step easy beginners fiddle lessons written by a professional violin teacher • Easy-to-read violin music • Full color photos and diagrams • 64 violin exercises and popular easy violin songs for beginners in classical violin, world music fiddle, bluegrass fiddle and folk fiddle styles Beginner violin lessons have never been this easy for anyone who wants to learn how to play the violin, fast. LearnToPlayMusic.com's violin lessons for beginners are used by students and violin teachers worldwide to learn how to play violin. For over 30 years, our team of professional authors, composers and musicians have crafted violin lesson books that are a cut above the rest. We offer a huge selection of music instruction books that cover many different instruments and styles in print, eBook and app formats. Awarded the 'Quality Excellence Design' (QED) seal of approval for eBook innovation, LearnToPlayMusic.com continues to set the standard for quality music education resources.

Essential Songs for Alto Sax

Essential Songs for Alto Sax Author Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
ISBN-10 1423455339
Year 2008-06-01
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
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(Instrumental Folio). This jam-packed collection features 130 hits from the past and present, across a variety of genres such as rock, country and folk. Popular songs include: Bennie and the Jets * Can You Feel the Love Tonight * Good Vibrations * I Hope You Dance * In the Mood * La Bamba * Let It Be * A Moment like This * My Favorite Things * Y.M.C.A. * and scores more!

Ukulele Exercises For Dummies Enhanced Edition

Ukulele Exercises For Dummies  Enhanced Edition Author Brett McQueen
ISBN-10 9781118756393
Year 2013-10-09
Pages 264
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Take your ukulele playing to the next level - fast! - with hundreds of fun exercises, drills and practice tunes You have a ukulele, you know just enough to be dangerous, and now you're ready to do something with it. You're in luck: Ukulele Exercises For Dummies helps you become a better player. This practice-based book focuses on the skills that entry-level players often find challenging and provides tips, tricks and plenty of cool exercises that will have you creating music in no time that include: • Creating rock-steady strumming patterns and rhythms • Becoming a better fingerpicker with patterns, arpeggio exercises, and solo fingerpicking pieces • Expanding your fretboard knowledge and crafting your own rock, blues and jazz riffs and solos • Playing actual songs on the ukulele - everything from the classic ukulele tunes to the 12 bar blues! • Downloadable audio files of the exercises found in the book, providing you with a self-contained practice package No matter if you're a beginning ukulele player or you're wanting to stretch and improve your chops, Ukulele Exercises For Dummies puts you on your way to becoming a ukulele extraordinaire!

Banjo For Dummies

Banjo For Dummies Author Bill Evans
ISBN-10 9781118746257
Year 2014-01-15
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Play your way to banjo-playing expertise Traditionally associated with country, folk, and bluegrass music, the banjo is accessible to anyone with the patience and willpower to learn it. This second edition of Banjo For Dummies does the rest of the work for you with updated practice lessons, teaching techniques, and step-by-step examples. With this guide, you will learn tips and techniques for selecting the right instruments and accessories, how to develop correct hand position and posture, and how to tune, care for, and make simple repairs to the instrument. An updated multimedia component features companion audio tracks and complementary video lessons that cement the concepts readers gain during their reading. Written by Bill Evans, an accomplished five-string banjo player, teacher, writer, and historian Includes access to "how-to" videos on Dummies.com Ideal for anyone who wants to learn to play this classic instrument For musicians hoping to lend their art an edge or interested learners looking to pick up a unique skill, Banjo For Dummies is a must-have, straightforward guide to success.

Playwriting For Dummies

Playwriting For Dummies Author Angelo Parra
ISBN-10 9781118120972
Year 2011-06-28
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The easy way to craft, polish, and get your play on stage Getting a play written and produced is a daunting process. From crystallizing story ideas, formatting the script, understanding the roles of the director stagecraft people, to marketing and financing your project, and incorporating professional insights on writing, there are plenty of ins and outs that every aspiring playwright needs to know. But where can you turn for guidance? Playwriting For Dummies helps any writer at any stage of the process hone their craft and create the most dramatic and effective pieces. Guides you through every process of playwriting?from soliloquies, church skits, and one act plays to big Broadway musicals Advice on moving your script to the public stage Guidance on navigating loopholes If you're an aspiring playwright looking to begin the process, or have already penned a masterpiece and need trusted advice to bring it into the spotlight, Playwriting For Dummies has you covered.

First Lessons Violin

First Lessons Violin Author CRAIG DUNCAN
ISBN-10 9781610657471
Year 2015-10-13
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Mel Bay Publications
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This text presents beginning violin technique and basic music-reading fundamentals, with an emphasis on the use of melodies and classical pieces to teach each new concept. the 28 lessons include basic technique and reading skills, scales in the keys of A, D, G, and C as well as bowing techniques such as dynamic contrast, slurs, accents, and staccato bowing. There are 47 melodies presented including works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Handel, Mozart and other classical composers. the companion CD features all of the exercises and pieces recorded with solo violin and piano accompaniment.•

Violin Method

Violin Method Author Frank Zucco
ISBN-10 9781609748654
Year 1987-04-01
Pages 108
Language en
Publisher Mel Bay Publications
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This is a very popular violin method which features a colorful and creative assortment of solos and studies for the beginning student. Frank Zucco is a master teacher who has taught music to thousands of beginning students. His authoritative knowledge and experience are clearly shown in this fine method. The Mel Bay Violin Method is a modern approach, teaching sound fundamentals of violin performance. Topics covered include time signatures, reading music, pizzicato, articulations, and more. By the time the student has finished this book, he or she will have played in all major and minor keys with up to four accidentals in the key signature. Several of the tunes include accompaniment chords, and others are duets for teacher and student. Third position is also introduced with several practice tunes.

Children s Fiddling Method Volume 1

Children s Fiddling Method Volume 1 Author CAROL ANN WHEELER
ISBN-10 9781609749200
Year 2015-10-26
Pages 72
Language en
Publisher Mel Bay Publications
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As both a championship fiddler and superb teacher, Carol Ann Wheeler brings all her talents to bear in this fiddling book written especially for young children. Students raised in the Suzuki tradition will immediately take to the method, concepts, and techniques used in this book. Common folk songs familiar to the student are used to demonstrate and teach the basic skill of old-time fiddle playing. All melodies are first presented in their simplest form followed by more complex variations with introductions, ornaments, and endings. Students of all levels will find challenging material in this book. Younger students can proceed at their own pace, returning to the more difficult variations at a future time.