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Violin For Dummies
Katharine Rapoport

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Violin For Dummies

Published 2008 by John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken .
Written in English.

About the Book

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. *

Table of Contents

Violin For Dummies℗ʾ; About the Author; Dedication; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; Part I: So You Want to Play the Violin; Chapter 1: Introducing the Violin; Chapter 2: Getting Started with the Violin; Chapter 3: Holding Up Well; Part II: Getting Started: The Basics; Chapter 4: Taking a Bow; Chapter 5: Getting the Left Hand Right; Chapter 6: All Together Now; Part III: Reading Music for the Violin; Chapter 7: Translating Five Lines onto Four Strings; Chapter 8: Here's Counting on You: A Guide to Rhythm.
Chapter 9: Getting Ticked Off: A Guide to MeterPart IV: Musicianship and Harmony; Chapter 10: Weighing In on Scales; Chapter 11: Signing Off on Key Signatures; Chapter 12: Better Together: Harmony; Part V: Taking It Up a Notch: Techniques and Styles; Chapter 13: The Language of Bowing; Chapter 14: Putting Your Finger on It; Chapter 15: Styles of Music; Part VI: Getting into Gear, Staying in Gear; Chapter 16: Finding the Right Violin and Bow for You; Chapter 17: Po.

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For Dummies


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MT278.R27 2007

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