This book is part of a series that is designed specifically for students of 'popular' music. All topics are covered in a way that is directly relevant to the music played, with the focus very much upon how to apply theoretical knowledge in a practical music-making context. The series aims to help the user gain London College of Music Grade Examinations in Popular Music Theory. As well as helping to pass the exams, the series aims to improve general musicianship as well.
The Easy Approach to Music Theory has been designed based on personal learning experience from the author Adrian Treacher. Adrian shares and explains the techniques he developed when studying music theory during his younger musical years. This book is unique in the sense that the techniques described produce the same accurate and correct results without using traditional standards of learning but learning is based on personal experience and “tricks of the trade”.
A Step-by-step method written for beginning cello students of any age, with or without a teacher.The left page gives information about the tune: where the hard spots are, various techniques and some music theory.The right page provides different bowing patterns and a line of music at the bottom showing you all the notes that are used in the tune. Scales and arpeggios are included with most tunes.The companion CD teaches all of the tunes, studies, scales and arpeggios in this book by ear.Learn to read notated music in the first position of the cello, playing classical, American, Celtic and blues tunes as well as how to follow a chord chart and accompany other musicians.
Wedding Music for Violin and Viola includes 14 favorites for weddings, recitals, parties and receptions. New adaptations of these arrangements allow each musician to share melodic, harmonic and accompanying elements. These duets are well suited for intermediate to advanced musicians and include bowings, fingerings, articulations and dynamics. Includes two separate 28-page pull-out parts for violin and viola.