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The owner of Fiddleheads, Rhiannon, with students and young playersTeacher Recommendations

To assist her customers in using quality learning materials to suit their needs, Fiddleheads Violin Studio instructor and symphony violinist Rhiannon Nachbaur has carefully selected and highly recommends the following titles for sale.

These are all approved materials Rhiannon uses in lessons in lessons and classes with her own students.

Canadians pay tax. No taxes for American orders.

Beginner Violin

"First Lessons Violin" by Craig Duncan

(Book with Downloadable Audio/Video)

Rhiannon's favourite tune book on which to start a new violinist in lessons.

A great book for the beginner violinist who wants to play the classics. The 28 lessons include basic technique and reading skills, scales in the keys of A, D, G, and C as well as bowing techniques such as dynamic contrast, slurs, accents, and staccato bowing.

There are 47 melodies presented including works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Handel, Mozart and other classical composers. Downloadable Audio/Video completes the set for the best learning experience to feature all of the exercises and pieces recorded with solo violin and piano accompaniment.

BEST SELLER • Beginning • 32pp • Retail $14.95 USD or $20.95 CAD

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"All For Strings - Violin" Method Books 1 and 2 and 3 by Robert Frost and Gerald Anderson

(Book Series)

These books are used for all new students at Fiddleheads Violin Studio and are Rhiannon's personal favourites for beginners of all ages.

All For Strings is a complete curriculum which covers virtually every aspect of beginning through intermediate string study, emphasizing technical skills, rhythmic understanding, and quality musical experiences.

Book 1 provides a well-rounded course of study for all beginning string students. It begins with "Starting by Rote" and "Starting by Note" approaches to music reading. Photos, diagrams, and logos intergrated throughout the book reinforce all new concepts introduced. Carefully selected and composed technical materials and musical selections provide excellent opportunities for learning and growth. Rhythm exercises and theory games are also provided, as well as duets, trios, and ensembles.

Book 2 devotes many exercises and musical selections to the development of major and minor left hand finger patterns for all string players. Introducing new bowing styles and more advanced rhythm patterns. As in Book 1, a great variety of solos, duets, trios. and ensembles are included - perfect for performance!

Book 3 is a continuation getting into trickier keys and more complicated bowings.

We also sell Theory Workbook 1 - Theory Workbook 2

BEST SELLERS • Beginning • Retail $5.50 USD or $7.95 CAD

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*You may also be interested in this beginner fiddle book

Classical Violin

Virtual Sheet Music Violin Package: The complete package for the modern violinist

(Multi-Book/DVD Set)

This large physical package (sent in the mail) includes the complete Virtual Sheet Music violin digital repertoire published on the Virtual Sheet Music website from 1999 to 2011. It contains:

1. Four DVDs with the complete, high quality digital sheet music repertoire in PDF format, the complete repertoire in MIDI and MP3 formats as well as MP3 accompaniment files for a total of over 30 gigabytes of digital content.

2. Four booklets of best-selling violin repertoire including a collection of "Very Easy" classical pieces, Massenet's "Meditation from Thais," Fiocco's "Allegro" and Mendelssohn's Concerto in E minor.

3.  "Basics of Violin Playing," a 138-page book including instruction, basic theory and hundreds of musical examples.

Retail $299.00 

On Sale $199 with WORLDWIDE FREE SHIPPING!

Or Only $89 (save 55% more) with 50% off + $10 credit if you become a Virtual Sheet Music Member! Learn More...

* Clicking Buy Now will take you to Virtual Sheet Music's site, and they will walk you through the secure checkout. You are NOT obligated to buy until you confirm your order.

If you choose to buy later, please be sure to use this link so Fiddleheads' gains the referral.

"Violin Duet Classics Made Playable" by Mary Ann Harbar

(Book/CD)

Fifty-plus themes and excerpts from the standard classical violin solo, symphonic and chamber literature, arranged for two violins with chords. For players desiring short recital vignettes, repertoire for casual engagements, or simply an introduction to the genre. Most numbers can be played by solo violin.

Beginning-Int • 128pp • Retail $22.95

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"The Student Violinist" Series by Craig Duncan

(Book, violin part & piano score)

All pieces in each book are playable in first position, beginning with easy arrangements and progressing in difficulty. Piano parts double the violin to aid performance.

A series of five titles includes "Mozart" (SOLD OUT), "Beethoven," "Haydn," "Brahms," "Bach."

Beginning-Int • Retail $9.95

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"Royal Conservatory Violin Series: Third Edition " by various composers

(Book, violin part & piano score)

A comprehensive collection of works, carefully selected and edited to reflect a broad range of composers and styles. This third edition, just released this Spring, includes pieces not published in this series before.

Includes piano and violin parts (2 mini books per grade). Grades Intro to 8. Complete piece listing and details, click here.

Download the Syllabus as a Free PDF

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"Royal Sequence" CD Set

The much anticipated audio recordings of the "Violin Series" Introductory Level to Grade 5 Repertoire. To be used with the Royal Conservatory Violin Series (see above).

Featuring a performance and practice (piano only) track for each piece! Available for purchase via our site.

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Fiddle

"You Can Teach Yourself Fiddling" by Craig Duncan

(Book with Downloadable Audio/Video)

This book, used in our Fiddleheads Ensemble classes, presents 36 lessons on basic techniques by applying them to fiddle tunes.

Lessons are explained step by step and fingerings are given for every note. Each version builds on the previous one and helps students to create their own arrangements. Downloadable Audio/Video completes the set for the best learning experience to feature all of the exercises and pieces recorded with solo violin and piano accompaniment.

BEST SELLER • Beginning to Int • 80pp • Retail $14.95 USD or $20.95 CAD

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Favorite American *** for Fiddle Series by Stacey Phillips

(Books)

* Rags & Blues

A meticulous collection of recordings, square and contra dances, fiddle contests, jam sessions and individual fiddlers, providing a snapshot of what American fiddlers were playing and listening to in the latter part of the 20th Century.

Beginning to Int • 72pp • Retail $12.95 USD

* Hornpipes

Over 100 classic and lesser-known fiddle tunes in hornpipe style from all parts of the USA, some with multiple versions. Classical players, these short pieces will solidify scales and arpeggios and can serve as effective and fun exercises for all violin students, not just fiddlers.

Beginning to Int • 64pp • Retail $12.95 USD

* Polkas & Jigs

Over 100 tunes transcribed from the playing of some of the greatest traditional fiddlers of the past and present including Benny Thomasson, Bob Walters, Howdy Forrester, James Bryan, Rodney Miller, Ruthie Dornfeld, and many more.

Beginning to Int • 64pp • Retail $12.95 USD

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Technique & Theory

"Concept and Study for the Violinist: The Lobko Method" by Mikhail Lobko

(Book)

Whatever your skill level, if you are devoted to the noble art of playing the violin, this course is sure to enhance your technique. The Lobko Method will increase your understanding of playing throughout the fingerboard in the most rational and comfortable way, facilitating the discovery of technical solutions even while sight reading.

The method’s progressive approach, brief yet comprehensive, will enable you to examine and revise the very way you handle a violin and bow. The roots of great success or unexplainable failure often lie in simple technical errors that have become habits.

To help you correct these habits, brilliant technical concepts gleaned from various books by the best violin teachers of the past are brought together here in simple, easy to follow formulas.

All Levels • 80pp • Retail $14.95 USD

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"All For Strings - Violin Theory Workbooks" by Robert Frost and Gerald Anderson

(Book Series)

These books are used for all new private students at Fiddleheads Violin Studio and are Rhiannon's personal favourites for beginners.

All For Strings is a complete curriculum which covers virtually every aspect of beginning through intermediate string study, emphasizing technical skills, rhythmic understanding, and quality musical experiences.

Theory Workbooks 1 and 2 are correlated with the All for Strings method books and are suitable for classroom or individual use. Each page features exercises and games which encompass music fundamentals introduced in the method books.

Students start by learning the piano keyboard to increase their understanding of the intervals. They also work with fingering chart exercises so that basic theory can be immediately applied to their instrument. In addition to drawing clefs, notes, key and time signatures, students learn about musical phrases and begin composing. Puzzles and musical math games are also included.

We sell the violin books: Method Book 1 - Method Book 2 - Theory Workbook 1 - Theory Workbook 2

BEST SELLERS • Beginning • Retail $4.50 USD or $6.50 CAD each

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Christmas Carols

"My Very Best Christmas" arranged and edited by  Karen Khanagov

Violin Edition or Viola Edition

(Book/CD Set)

The seventeen Christmas songs in this volume, arranged in comfortable keys, can be used for players at different levels and for all kinds of occasions.

All editions (Violin, Viola, etc) include two parts for either solo or duet performance and piano accompaniment. The books are all compatible so that ensembles may mix and match parts as desired. Suzuki groups may particularly enjoy these arrangements.

The CD provides the piano accompaniments alone. It can be used for back-up, improvisatory play-along, or for pleasant listening by itself.

Beginning-Int • 88pp • Retail $19.95 USD

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"International Carols for Violin" by  Costel Puscoiu

(Book/CD Set)

This book provides a selection of beautiful well-known as well as lesser-known carols arranged for violin with keyboard accompaniment.

The player is taken on a musical journey across Europe, South and Central America, and finally to the United States. Playalong CD is included.

Retail $19.95 USD

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"The Ultimate Christmas Fakebook" by Hal Leonard

(Plastic Comb Bound Book)

The 4th edition of this bestselling fake book has been updated to now include 275 traditional and contemporary Christmas songs!

The Ultimate Christmas Fake Book includes the melody line, lyrics and chords for these holiday songs:

All Through the Night; Away in a Manger; The Chipmunk Song; The Christmas Shoes; The Christmas Song; Deck the Hall; Do You Hear What I Hear; Feliz Navidad; Frosty the Snow Man; Fum, Fum, Fum; Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer; Happy Holiday; A Holly Jolly Christmas; I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day; I'll Be Home for Christmas; Jingle-Bell Rock; Jingle Bells; Joy to the World; Little Saint Nick; Merry Christmas, Darling; Nuttin' for Christmas; Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Silent Night; Silver Bells; Toyland; Up on the Housetop; What Child Is This?; Who Would Imagine a King; Wonderful Christmastime; and MANY more.

Beginning-Int • 160pp • Retail $24.95

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