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Lieberman, Julie Lyonn - Improvising Violin - Hal Leonard Edition

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Comprehensive guide to the art and science of successful string improvisation with clear, step-by-step explanations and instructions. Breaks down all of the components necessary to master improv. in jazz, blues, swing, folk, rock, and New Age styles. For the violinist who longs to leave the confines of the written page.Julie covers improvisation techniques in folk, blues, swing, jazz and New Age music as well as musicianship, theory and new mental and physical approaches to playing.

Gerle, Robert - The Art of Practicing the Violin - Violin solo - Stainer and Bell Edition

Item# 0270 008


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Valuable instruction on the left hand, bow arm, sight-reading, and memorization. This book is cerain to improve your practice quality. Illustrated. (110 pp. paperback)

"Inspired by a quote from Beethoven: 'Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets', this book is designed to teach the violinist to practice productively by going through time management, practicing of both hands, musical ideas and other elements of practicing. This is the ultimate practicing manual!"
- Sarah Cranor, Shar Apprentice

To Learn With Love: For Suzuki Parents by William & Constance Starr

Item# H104


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This book helps parents understand the learning process and helps them to be supportive and help their children be successful.

More Stories of Composers by Catherine Kendall book

Item# H109


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Biographies of 38 composers from the Suzuki cello and piano literature, composer's portraits and birthdays. Large print. (347 pp, paperback)

Essays On Violin Pedagogy by Lyman Bodman

Item# H154


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27 essays on various aspects of violin teaching such as Introducing the Bow, Vibrato , The Adult Beginner, and Double Stopping. A very readable work by the 30-year professional of violin, viola, and string pedagogy at Michigan State University. (8 1/2 x 11 , 61 pp. paperback)

Miraculous Teacher: Ivan Galamian & The Meadowmount Experience by Elizabeth Green

Item# H158


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A history of Galamian's summer school from its very beginning to the present. A section is devoted to a brief biography of the great teacher's early years in Russia and Paris. 21 photos (180 pp)

Stories of Women Composers by Catherine Kendall

Item# H159


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Biographies of 31 women composers with their portraits, calendar of birthdays, and list of recordings. Large print. (213 pp, paperback)

Principles of Violin Playing & Teaching (Hardcover) by Ivan Galamian

Item# H20


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Now back in print, this classic book of technique introduces the Galamian system of violin playing. The original edition has been preserved without changes. Galamian's philosophy, principles of teaching, and practice methods provide astonishing results with student after student, many of whom achieved world class status among the field of concert artists and orchestral concertmasters. Includes a postscript written by the late Professor Emeritus Elizabeth A. H. Green. 144 pp. 1999 printing. Hardcover. Also available in paperback - see item number H20P.

Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music 4th Edition

Item# H205


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Over 10,000 entries on musical terms, works, composers, librettists, musicians, and orchestras. Exceptional coverage. A must for anyone involved with music.

Jean Baptiste Vuillaume by Leonhard & Greiner

Item# RB575


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Published by Stefan Peter Greiner, 1998.
A limited edition dedicated to Vuillaume's 200th anniversary, this book includes full-size color photographs of select violins of this French master. In German, French, and English. Includes full color plates of 26 instruments with dimensions and other data. 100+ pp.
This standard edition is bound in gray cloth with black print. Has full- scale color photos and gray dust jacket. In English, French, and German. With slip cover.
This particular book, pictured above, is new (call for further details). There are numerous copies of this edition available, all of which are numbered editions of the 2000 copies printed.

Nurtured By Love by S. Suzuki Original Translation

Item# H2P


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The Original Translation of Dr. Suzuki's Classic Treatise on Talent Education
A case for early childhood education and the high potential of every human being, not just the seemingly gifted. Describes the discovery of Suzuki's philosophy and principles of his Method. (121 pp, paperback)

Dr. Suzuki presents his insights and makes the case that all humans have high potential, not just the seemingly gifted. From this insight came the development of the Suzuki Method for early childhood education. This book describes the discovery of Suzuki's philosophy and the principles of his Method. Translated by Waltraud Suzuki, published 1983, 107 pp, paperback.

Which should I choose � the original or revised translation?
The revised translation by Kyoko and Lili Selden adds a table of contents as well as a different viewpoint.

Compare the first paragraph for yourself:

Original translation (H2P)
All Japanese children speak Japanese
Oh � why, Japanese children can all speak Japanese! The thought suddenly struck me with amazement. In fact, all children throughout the world speak their native tongues with the utmost fluency. Any and every Japanese child � all speak Japanese without difficulty. Does that not show a startling talent? How, by what means, does this come about? I had to control an impulse to shout my joy over this discovery.

Revised translation (H2PN)
Children Throughout Japan Speak Japanese 
�Ohh! Children everywhere in Japan are speaking Japanese!�I leaped up in astonishment. Each and every child speaks Japanese freely, and they do so without any difficulty whatsoever. Isn't this a marvelous ability? Why is this? How has this come to pass? I could barely suppress my impulse to run into the streets, shouting.

Ability Development from Age 0 by S. Suzuki

Item# H38


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How to create a warm environment that will encourage any child to become a happy, loving, and talented human being. (96 pp, paperback)

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