Developing Virtuosity Viola Book 3

Developing Virtuosity Viola Book 3


The third volume of this music book is for advanced students. It includes longer and more challenging pieces with instrument-specific selections. It emphasizes advanced bowing techniques, complex pieces with multiple meters, and reinforcing shifting skills.

Book features:

• Solo literature with suggested fingerings for higher positions.

• Challenging accidentals for left-hand intonation.

• Complex time signatures and rhythmic patterns.

• Develop bow stroke for more expressive dynamics.

• Includes digital audio.

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Developing Virtuosity Viola Book 3

The third volume of this music book is designed to help students improve their playing techniques and explore more advanced literature. It builds on the skills learned in Book 2 and challenges the student with more difficult and longer pieces. The book includes selections specific to each instrument to aid in performance. It also focuses on reinforcing shifting skills, advanced bowing techniques, and complex pieces with multiple meters.

The following are the features of the book:

  • It includes solo literature, allowing students to use higher positions with suggested fingerings.
  • The accidentals used in the book are designed to challenge the left-hand intonation.
  • The book utilizes complex time signatures, multiple meters, and challenging rhythmic patterns.
  • It helps develop the bow stroke for performing more expressive dynamics and musicianship.
  • Digital audio is available to complement the book.

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Developing Virtuosity Viola Book 1

Volume 1 teaches basic notation, open strings, rhythms, and bowing techniques. It gradually introduces new notes and skills to reinforce left- and right-hand techniques and develop cognitive abilities for string performance.

This book covers:

• Major and minor tetrachords on all four strings.

• Essential rhythmic notation from whole notes to eighth-note patterns.

• Left-hand techniques such as double stops, left-hand pizzicato, and differentiating whole and half steps.

• A variety of bow techniques.

• Audio recordings available online to assist with practice and learning.

$40.86 Price

Developing Virtuosity Viola Book 2

Book 2 builds on Book 1 skills. It covers advanced techniques, complex rhythms, bowing, left-hand finger patterns, and preparatory steps towards shifting. This book helps players achieve a more nuanced and polished sound.

• Use controlled bow strokes and dynamic contrasts.

• Try new rhythms and time signatures.

• Learn left-hand patterns, harmonics, and shifting.

• Use online audio to practice.

$40.86 Price


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