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Hal Leonard Essential Elements for Strings - Teacher Resource Kit (Book 2 with CD-ROM)   

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A comprehensive string method.

Essential Elements for Band Book 2 continues the EE learning system with a review of Book 1. Book 2 further develops performance skills through a variety of exercises and melodies, including a section of individual studies designed for each instrument.

Each Book Includes My EE Library
Play-along Tracks for All Exercises
Book 1 Review Section
6 opening pages cover all Book 1 elements
Great refresher to start the 2nd year
Essential Elements Features Continued and Expanded
Includes Rhythm Raps, Listening Skills, Theory, History, Multicultural Music, Creativity and Assessment
Introduces and develops sight-reading
New Keys
D (lower octave) and A Major
F and B-flat major
G and D Minor
New Rhythms and Meters
Dotted notes
6/8 meter
Cut time
Performance Spotlights
Full string orchestra arrangements
Arranged by John Higgins
Various styles and levels
Finger Patterns
For violins and violas
By pattern, string and key
Additional Features
Large, clear fingering charts
Mixed meter
Comprehensive scale and arpeggio pages
Double stops
Shifting introduced through harmonics
Violin and viola extended third fingers and cello extensions introduced and reinforced
Sequential or Flexible Format
Skills can be taught when needed
New rhythms introduced in D Major
New keys introduced in 4/4
Series: Essential Elements String Method


Essential Elements for Strings - Teacher Resource Kit (Book 2 with CD-ROM) Specifications:

Author(s): Michael Allen, Pamela Tellejohn Hayes, Robert Gillespie
Media: Softcover book with CD ROM
Instrumentation: bass, cello, viola, violin
Inventory #: HL00868133
ISBN: 9781423408536
UPC: 884088050139
Size: 9" x 12"
No. of pages: 149
review resources