Violin For Dummies Book Online Video Audio Instruction

Author: Katharine Rapoport
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119022909
Release Date: 2015-03-23
Genre: Music

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.

Violin For Dummies

Author: Katharine Rapoport
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119022916
Release Date: 2015-03-12
Genre: Music

The beginner's guide to learning the violin — for any musical style Violin For Dummies helps you teach yourself to play the violin, even if you've never read a note of music. From choosing the right violin for you to playing a variety of musical styles, this book has you covered. You'll start with the basics of posture and bowing technique, learn how to tune your instrument and keep it in beautiful condition with regular maintenance. You'll learn how to read — and feel — the music, and how to inject your own personality into whatever you play. Before you know it, you'll be playing classical, jazz, country, and more, as you become a bona fide violin player. The included audio and video instruction encourages you to play along as you learn, and allow you to hear, see, and imitate proper technique. The violin's small size, portability, and mimicry of the human voice have made it popular across cultures and throughout time. This book shows you how to teach yourself the basics so you can start playing quickly. Start with the basics of proper hold and bowing technique Learn how to properly tune and care for your violin Understand the nuances of rhythm and musical notation Play classical, jazz, and other popular styles of music The violin has a reputation of being difficult to learn, but the reality is that it's difficult to master. Anyone can learn, and practice over time will refine your technique and your musical style. You'll have fun, make music, and maybe even fall in love with this instrument that has inspired some of the world's best musicians and composers. Get started today, the easy way, with Violin For Dummies.

Violin For Dummies

Author: Katharine Rapoport
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470677139
Release Date: 2009-08-26
Genre: Music

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, gypsy, and jazz * Tune, change strings, and perform simple maintenance Get Smart @www.dummies.com * Find listings of all our books * Choose from many different subject categories * Sign up for eTips at etips.dummies.com MP3 files of every song and exercise from the book. Video clips demonstrating techniques to help you pick up and play. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Violin For Dummies

Author: Katharine Rapoport
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470677124
Release Date: 2010-07-09
Genre: Music

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, gypsy, and jazz * Tune, change strings, and perform simple maintenance Get Smart @www.dummies.com * Find listings of all our books * Choose from many different subject categories * Sign up for eTips at etips.dummies.com MP3 files of every song and exercise from the book. Video clips demonstrating techniques to help you pick up and play. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Fiddle For Dummies Book Online Video and Audio Instruction

Author: Michael Sanchez
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118930229
Release Date: 2014-12-03
Genre: Music

Introduces fiddling, discussing how to choose an instrument, techniques for achieving the right sound, and different styles, including Scottish style, bluegrass, and Irish fiddle style.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Playing the Fiddle

Author: Ellery Klein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592577687
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Music

A guide to playing the fiddle offers advice on choosing an instrument and accessories, offers step-by-step instructions on the techniques of fiddling, and includes fingerboard charts and practice tunes.

Violin Lessons for Beginners

Author: LearnToPlayMusic.com
Publisher: LearnToPlayMusic.com
ISBN: 9789825320111
Release Date: 2014-04-10
Genre: Music

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.

How to Make Your Violin Sound Beautiful

Author: Aaron Chase
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1494470357
Release Date: 2013-12
Genre: Music

The violin is notorious for being hard to play, and even hard to create beautiful music from. At the same time however it is also famous for being an incredibly beautiful and rich instrument. But, how can you create beautiful music from your violin? Here's how...

Teach Yourself Bluegrass Fiddle

Author: Matt Glaser
Publisher: Music Sales Amer
ISBN: 0825603242
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Music

(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.

Drums For Dummies

Author: Jeff Strong
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118068618
Release Date: 2011-04-22
Genre: Music

Get down with rock, R&B, jazz, blues, funk, and Latin rhythms! Groove to the beat in no time with this ultimate rockin' guide! Whether you're dreaming of starting a band, striking the snares, or simply playing a hand drum, this interactive book-and-CD package makes it easy to pick up the basics. Complete with new information on contemporary rock styles and beats as well as rhythms from around the world, this guide is all you need to become a talented, versatile drummer. Discover how to Bang out basic rhythms --with or without sticks Understand fundamental drumming techniques Explore other percussion instruments Find the perfect drum set Purchase, tune, and maintain your drums All this on the CD-ROM MP3 files of each rhythm and beat that you can play along with Rhythms for hand drums -- from the bongos and congas to the surdo, tar, and udu Solos to amaze the other members in the band Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Your Dream Instrument

Author: Megan Westberg
Publisher: String Letter Press
ISBN: 1890490997
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Music

(String Letter Publishing). This book takes the mystery out of buying your dream violin, viola, cello, bass, or bow. Strings magazine has enlisted the experts to guide you through the tough decisions players face when purchasing or commissioning a new stringed instrument or bow. If you're planning to buy a new stringed instrument from a violin shop, auction house, or online this clear, concise insider's guide will help you get the best value while realizing your dream.

First Lessons Violin

Author: CRAIG DUNCAN
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 9781610657471
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Genre: Music

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.•

Classical Music For Dummies

Author: David Pogue
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119049746
Release Date: 2015-06-25
Genre: Music

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.

A New Tune a Day for Violin

Author: Sarah Pope
Publisher: Boston Music
ISBN: 184609139X
Release Date: 2006-02
Genre: Recorded accompaniments (Violin)

Includes: advice on your instrument and the equipment you will need; instructions for effective technique and comfortable playing; explanatory pages on reading and understanding music; and, tests to check your own progress and comprehension. The DVD features lessons on: basic techniques; putting the instrument together; posture; and more.

Suzuki Violin School

Author: Shinichi Suzuki
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 0739048171
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Music

Teach violin with the popular Suzuki Violin School. Revised edition features: New engravings in a 9" x 12" format New editing of pieces, including bowings and fingerings 16 additional pages Additional exercises, some from Dr. Suzuki, plus additional insight and suggestions for teachers Glossary of terms in English, French, German and Spanish Musical notation guide Fingerboard position. Titles: Study Points * Tonalization * Vibrato Exercises * Gavotte (P. Martini) * Minuet (J. S. Bach) * Gavotte in G Minor (J. S. Bach) * Humoresque (A. Dvor?k) * Gavotte (J. Becker) * Gavotte in D Major (J. S. Bach) * Bourr?e (J. S. Bach) This title is available in SmartMusic.