Superior Strings in Sixteen Weeks
Peggy Wheeler & Carrie Lane Gruselle

Superior Strings in Sixteen Weeks

SB305
Regular price $7.95

One Book focuses on bowing, tone, and expression, features melody in all sections of the orchestra, and provides systematic approaches to the following issues:

Tone and Intonation

 

Harmonized scale warm ups

Tuning to open strings in various patterns

String crossing with three note chords and arpeggios
Balance

 

Simple chorales for work on balance

Chorale melodies distributed among all instruments
Technique

 

Scales presented in “string order”

Bowing and rhythm patterns

Weekly progressive rhythm exercises
Interpretation

 

Twenty short excerpts from orchestral repertoire

Excerpts emphasize the relationship of bowing style to articulation and interpretation
Festival Preparation

 

• Tips for a healthy approach to performance