Kathy and David Blackwell: Viola Time Sprinters - Book 3 (Book And CD)

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Series: String Time
Format: Audio / Video | Backing Tracks

Viola Time is a great series for young Viola players. Packed with lively original tunes, well-known pieces, and easy duets, the series is carefully paced and organized to build confidence every step of the way.

Viola Time Sprinters includes:

  • Pieces using the finger pattern 01-2-34 plus low 2nd fingers and high third fingers.
  • 2nd and 3rd position pieces.
  • A range of bowing techniques, e.g. spiccato, hooked bowing, and string crossing.
  • original pieces in different styles plus well-known pieces.
  • Pieces using modes, the chromatic and blues scales, and dominant 7ths.
  • Duets with parts of equal difficulty.
  • CD with performances and backings for all the pieces as well as tuning tracks; drumkit and bass added for the jazz and rock numbers.
  • Straightforward Piano accompaniments in a separate volume (9780193360822)
ISBN: 9780193360815
Skill Level: Beginner Explain this
Published on: 08 August 2008
No of pages: 32
Language: English
Catalogue No: 9780193360815

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          Scores 8.0 out of 10 based on 2 reviews
          7 out of 10


          Weymouth GB
          Good tunes
          A little babyish.
          Confirmed purchase: 21 March 2014
          Published on: 22 June 2014