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Janice Tucker Rhoda's phenomenally successful series, The ABCs of Bass, owes much of its success to the wonderful original material and to the sensitive arrangements of classical, folk, fiddle, rock 'n' roll, jazz and other popular melodies. After many years of teaching children and adults the author has developed a simple and enjoyable approach for studying the String Bass.
The ABCs of Bass for the Absolute Beginner to Intermediate Student, Bass Book 1 covers 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Half Positions. There are 49 Melodies, Finger Graphs, Warm-ups, Scales, Easy Duets, a worksheet for note-recognition, a glossary and practice chart.
The ABCs of Bass for the Developing Student, Bass Book 2 covers the following Positions: © pos, I, II, II ©, III, III ©, IV, IV ©, V and VI. There are 57 Melodies, Finger Graphs, Warm-ups, Scales, Arpeggios, and a worksheet for note-recognition.
Bass guitarists can switch to String Bass with ease with The ABCs of Bass! Bass refers to Double Bass, Upright Bass or String Bass.The ABCs of Bass
presents a wealth of information that is consistent with the pedagogy of the leading bass teachers worldwide!... Information for both the left and right hands is thoughtfully presented.--Dan Swaim, D.M.A., Professor of Double Bass, Arizona State University and Chair of Suzuki Association of the Americas Bass Committee
This bass method is designed for the developing student of any age. Filled with simple exercises and a fresh approach for study that is gradual, logical and thorough, ABCs of Bass for the Developing Student Book 2 strives to bring the student: © Impeccable intonation © Accurate reading © Solid bow technique © Expressive vibrato © Correct posture © Beautiful tone quality © Steady rhythm © Artistic phrasing With over 50 melodies including classical and popular repertoire and original tunes by Rhoda, this book is a fun way to develop you skills on the bass!