Beginner Violin Theory for Children, Book One

Books | Violin

Author: Melanie Smith
Format: Books | Theory
This book is designed as a workbook to teach theory specifically relevant to the violin at a level that is attainable and challenging, yet fun for young children. It is intended to build confidence and solidify the relationship between theory and playing. Children will enjoy the drawing and coloring activities in the book, while developing the fundamentals of violin theory at the same time. The book can be used to teach beginners the basics of theory, or even to refresh musicians who might need a small review of violin theory. No matter who uses this book, it will give a strong foundation to violin theory, and through this understanding will foster a greater love of playing. Concepts covered in this book include: learning the parts of the violin; learning about line and space notes; learning musical symbols; and how to draw music.
ISBN: 9780786670871
Skill Level: Beginner Explain this
Published on: 01 June 2005
No of pages: 84
Language: English
Catalogue No: MLB20296

          Musicroom Reviews

          When I first received this book, I was actually somewhat disappointed. No colour, no stickers, no pitch names for the notes, no leger lines to get down to that G that we learn from lesson 1! BUT: I think that the exercises in this book are excellent for the very young beginner who needs a lot of practice to write unambiguous notes and to quickly differentiate specific lines and spaces. I can imagine that working through this book will mean that the child will be able to make quicker progress through more advanced concepts as he/she will be able to focus on the ideas rather than on how to write the notes and rests correctly. We are using this in conjunction with "Music theory for Young Children".
          Anonymous - (Farnborough, United Kingdom)

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