This is a collection of progressive studies for unaccompanied flute. The studies aim to explore different aspects of the flautist's technique through the grades and include a mix of articulations, speeds, time signatures and rhythms to provide a varied repertoire. Book 1 contains 30 studies.
This new edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grade 8 Violin exam. Includes all Grade 8 scales and arpeggios for the revised syllabus from 2012, with bowing patterns and suggested fingering, along with a helpful introduction including advice on preparing for the exam.
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A practical student's guide - in workbook format - to ABRSM's Grade 6 theory exam, this book describes the nature of the questions set on papers for the grade and explains clearly how to tackle them.
This workbook is designed to help overcome sight-reading problems, especially for flautists working for the grade 6 examination. Step by step it helps the player to build up a complete picture of each piece, first through rhythmic and melodic exercises related to specific problems, then by the study of a prepared piece with associated questions for the student to answer, and finally to the real, unprepared sight-reading test itself.
This new edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grades 15 Viola exams. Contains all scales and arpeggios for the revised syllabus from 2012, with bowing patterns and suggested fingering, and a helpful introduction including advice on preparing for the exam.
Builds on work covered in the first five volumes of Music Theory in Practice, looking further into the workings of tonal harmony and introducing students to melodic composition outside the tonal system. Covers all aspects of the Grade 6 Theory of Music exam.
This new edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grades 15 Cello exams. Contains all scales and arpeggios for the revised syllabus from 2012, with bowing patterns and suggested fingering, and a helpful introduction including advice on preparing for the exam.
Contains all the standard scale and arpeggio patterns, and now includes whole-tone scales, augmented arpeggios and additional broken chord patterns. Includes an informative introduction, with technical guidance and practice suggestions. This new edition with its clear page layout and accessible structure is an excellent resource for all pianists.
'Specimen Aural Tests' provide teachers and students with many practice examples of the tests to use as part of a music lesson or when preparing for an exam. This volume covers Grade 6 and also includes the examiner rubrics (the exact words that will be used by the examiner to deliver the tests).
"This book, the accompanying scale book to the AMA Flute 2000 method book, disproves the assumption of most students that practicing scales is boring. It also helps the students understand the tonal relationships within a musical work as well as improve his or her sight reading. Both studies and scales are included in this book, making it much more than a simple scale dictionary. The book is divided into chapters following the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music scale requirements."
Fully revised, this workbook remains the best way to prepare for ABRSM's Grade 5 Theory of Music Exam. Features a clear explanation of music notation, many worked examples and practice exercises, definitions of important words and concepts, specimen exam questions and helpful tips for students.
Recordings of the complete Grade 1 Viola Exam syllabus from 2008 including playalong practice tracks and complete performances of each piece. An innovative and valuable resource for candidates preparing for ABRSM exams.
80 Graded Studies for Violin, Book 1 is a must-have resource for teachers and students. Studies are an established part of every instrumentalist's training. They place technical problems in musical contexts, and can be invaluable aids for development. This study book brings together a broad selection of repertoire including works by famous pedagogues such as Wohlfahrt, Schradieck, and Kayser, as well as folk songs, lesser-known gems, contemporary studies, and some original compositions. The studies in Book 1 are arranged in order of increasing difficulty, according to a carefully planned technical progression from Grades 1--5. Each grade features solo studies focusing on specific areas of technique, plus one accompanied piece per grade available to download, to help with intonation and for use as a performance resource.
This book contains the sight reading examination piano pieces for grade 2 of the Trinity Guildhall examinations.
Intended as a beginner's tutor for woodwinds, this book offers tunes to play, instructions, balanced progression and scope for individiual teaching approaches.