Going for Gold! : Full score, piano and string parts
- Sheet music | 122 pages
- 232 x 308 x 15mm | 424g
- 05 Apr 2012
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
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grips with syncopation, where rhythms can look complicated but sound natural. In Ping-Pong the players pass a phrase back and forth - fantastic for encouraging students to listen to each other . . . The teachers' notes give some excellent suggestions for warming up and performing, for example playing the
syncopated rhythm of We are the Champions on open strings first, or doing a glissando up to octave harmonics when playing Skating. It's a well-constructed selection . . . * Catherine Nelson, The Strad September 2012 *
About Kathy Blackwell
initiative, a new assessment specifically designed for students taught in groups, and a contributor to the accompanying book All together! Teaching Music in Groups (ABRSM, 2004). Her teaching experience has led her to co-author Fiddle, Viola, and Cello Time, published by Oxford University Press, with her
husband, David. Kathy and David have presented workshops in the UK, Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
David Blackwell studied music at Edinburgh University, after which he pursued a career in music publishing, first at ABRSM and then at Oxford University Press. He is co-editor of OUP's In the Mood: 17 Jazz Classics for Choirs and Carols for Choirs 5, and has published a number of single choral arrangements. He is co-writer with his wife Kathy of OUP's award-winning string series, Fiddle, Viola, Cello Time, and String Time, which have twice
won the MIA award for Best Educational Publication. He now works as a freelance music editor, composer and arranger.
In 2017 Kathy and David Blackwell received two awards: from ESTA UK in recognition of their exceptional services to string teaching, and from the Oxfordshire Music Education Partnership for significant contribution to music education in Oxfordshire and beyond.