Abracadabra Strings Beginners,Abracadabra Abracadabra Double Bass Beginner (Pupil's book + CD) by Katie Wearing, Chris Maybank
  

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Abracadabra Strings Beginners,Abracadabra Abracadabra Double Bass Beginner (Pupil's book + CD) by Katie Wearing, Chris Maybank

This pupil's book provides a lively and comprehensive introduction to the very first steps of playing the double bass. This pupil's book provides a lively and comprehensive introduction to the very first steps of playing the double bass. It is part of the Abracadabra Strings Beginners series, a new series of string tutors designed to precede our existing Abracadabra books. All the titles in the series work in conjuction with each other, making them ideal for ensemble, group and whole class tuition. Used alone they remain perfect for indivdual lessons. The book contains activities, games and pieces that teach the fundamentals of playing the double bass : good posture (with and without the instrument), bow hold, finger position and pitch awareness as well as developing rhythm and notation reading. The CD also aids pitch development with performances of the pieces and backing tracks to motivate pupils to practise pieces and activities outside of their lessons. The basics are constantly reinforced and revisited with the pupils building up to 'performance pieces' that combine and showcase all of the skills they have developed.

About the Author

Chris Maybank is a double bass specialist and teacher. He currently teaches at Russell House School, Oxford, and The New Beacon School, Sevenoaks. Katie Wearing is a highly experienced teacher of the violin. She teaches violin pedagogy at the Royal Northern College of Music and violin and viola at the Royal Northen's Junior Department.

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Format

Mixed media product
Contains Paperback and CD-Audio
32 pages

Author

Katie Wearing, Chris Maybank
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Publisher

A & C Black Music an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.collins.co.uk

Publication date

30th March 2007

ISBN

9780713681635


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