By Jacquelyn Dillon, James Kjelland & John O'reilly
Published by Alfred Publishing
BOOK 1 & 2
This easy to teach, straightforward string method is designed to promote success in beginning string players trough the joy of ensemble playing. A unique letter-note style of music notation ensures a smooth and successful transition to note reading. Students are introduced to ensemble playing with a wide variety of fun-to-play selections drawn from international folk songs, famous classical melodies, familiar symphonic themes and new, original compositions. Strictly Strings features a carefully prepared lesson sequence which effectively develops each player's abilities.
Strictly Strings Book 3 is an all-in-one technical and musical reference book for the advanced middle school and high school orchestra. It may be used as a follow-up to Book 2 or independently as a quick-reference technique and musicianship manual. Strictly Strings Book 3 features a host of suggested fingerings and bowings, emphasizes "real" music with over forty 2- and 3-part excerpts, and allows students to work on their own.