Violin Friends 1A (2020, Suomi Music)
Short Pieces and Fun Exercises for the Young Violin Player.
Violin Part 1A (Suomi Music, 2020) is a fun and colorful collection of great music for the beginner violin player including melodies by the classical masters like Mozart, Handel, Purcell, Beethoven, Bach and popular European and American children's songs. Violin Friends 1A is the first part of the Violin Friends family of music books. It consist of short melodies, rhythmical exercises, scales, technical duets, duos and trios. The arrangements for 2 violins gives students the possibility to study and perform music and technique together with their friends and teachers right from the beginning. The book starts with warming-up exercises and aims at creating playful inspiration for the student and teacher. Melodies are presented in a pedagogical order after the new scale has been studied. Fundamentals of music theory is incorporated along famous classical melodies and etudes. Some ideas concerning natural, big movements to help building up playing technique by Paul Rolland are included in this version of 2020.The Violin Friends 1A book goes together with Piano Part 1A that contains simplified piano parts. The easy accompaniments makes it easier for children of the same age to practice and perform together.All of the Violin Friends books can be be used with the help of the YouTube Channel Violin Friends and Tiny Cards Violin Friend app. All of the music can be found on the Violin Friends Youtube homepage and the videos can be sent to students by Whats'App for home practice.Music of following composers can be found in the Violin Friends 1A: Wohlfart, Rolland, Komarovsky, Beethoven, Potolovsky, Mozart, Purcell, Hämäläinen and traditional folk music from Finland, Sweden, America, France, Germany and Czech Republic.