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The Guide to Teaching Stringsis a comprehensive text designed to provide the instrumental music teacher with an introduction to the history, repertoire, and performance practice of each of the strings. For each of the strings,The Guideprovides a brief history of the instrument, bow, case, and accessories. It furnishes criteria for the selection of instruments and techniques for performance, with teaching procedures for each of the four instrument groups from the initial training of the beginner through the performance practice of the accomplished student. In sum,The Guideis a strings methods text that will serve teachers and performers throughout their careers.
Table of Contents
Part I Characteristics Common to All String Instruments
1 Introduction to the String Instruments
2 The Bow
5 Care and Maintenance of the String Instruments
Part II General String Techniques
6 Techniques that Apply to All of the String Instruments
Part III Teaching the Instruments
7 Teaching the Violin
8 Teaching the Viola
9 Teaching the Cello
10 Teaching the Bass
Part IV In the Classroom
11 Some 20th Century Developments in Teaching Strings