Solo Time for Violin Book 3 + CD : 16 concert pieces for violin and piano
- Sheet music | 96 pages
- 221 x 311 x 7mm | 360g
- 12 Feb 2015
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
Other books in this series
04 Jul 2013
30 Jul 2012
18 Apr 2013
12 Feb 2015
12 Feb 2015
12 Feb 2015
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books a lot with their students. * Anne Inglis, ESTA Arco, Summer 2015 * I love the new Solo Time books - my students are giving great feedback too. Great pieces to learn in between grades - love 'Sunayama' and its pentatonics. The pieces are pushing my students in a positive way to explore new music and create a thirst to learn new techniques to be able to play these pieces. Thanks for helping us teachers on the front line; these books will definitely be a lovely addition for my students. * Sian Phillips, music teacher and performer, June 2015 * With the introduction of this latest addition to the Fiddle Time family of publications [Solo Time], it would now theoretically be possible to go from complete beginner to ABRSM Grade 8 using only one series of books. That this is the case is a testament to the vast accumulated experience of the Blackwells, which they have so generously shared with their violin teaching colleagues . . . Pieces are not arranged in chronological order, which invites a more playful
exploration. There are some real gems . . . The books owe a certain amount to the Associated Board's selected graded repertoire with their helpful (but not over-editorial) fingering and bowing policies, and notes on context . . . these carefully crafted arrangements and editions give pupils access to
some interesting and occasionally challenging new repertoire. * The Strad, September 2015 * Kathy and David Blackwell need no introduction to string teachers and students; their Fiddle Time series has gained universal appeal . . . All 48 pieces are carefully chosen for their educational value as well as musical appeal. Helpful fingering and bowing suggestions together with informative notes, stylish piano accompaniments and a CD with backing tracks as well as full performances provide an admirable follow-up to the Blackwells' considerable achievements. * Mary Nemet, Stringendo (AUSTA), October 15 *
About David 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.