Yellow Pages of the Colourstrings Violin School - Book I — Basic Rhythms

Szilvay, Géza
Title: Yellow Pages of the Colourstrings Violin School - Book I — Basic Rhythms
Authors: Szilvay, Géza (Author)
Product number: 9790550095458
Product form: Sheet music
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Price: 67,20 € (61,09 € vat 0 %)

Publisher: Fennica Gehrman
Edition: 2. edition, 2016
Publication year: 2010
Language: English
Pages: 151
Product family: Strings
Colourstrings materials
Colourstrings violin/viola/cello/double bass tutors
Colourstrings, Colour Keys, other related methods
Violin tutors
Etudes, exercises, studies
Pedagogical collections
Finnish library classification: 78.711 Viulunsoiton opintoaineistoksi tarkoitettu musiikki
Key words: Colourstrings, etydit, jousisoittimet, soitinkoulut, viulukokoelmat, viulukoulut
The title Yellow Pages refers to the yellow telephone directories that list important services! In the same way, the Yellow Pages of the Colourstrings violin school offer specific pedagogical advice to violin teachers and their students. Consisting of introduction, etudes, folk music, excerpts from the literature, chamber music* and performance pieces*, the three volumes of Yellow Pages are designed to teach and develop the feeling of pulse, to assist in the mastering of all rhythms and their combinations, to explain the function of time signatures, to help build a basic knowledge of ornaments and to create a solid basis for virtuosic bow technique. These books are not only useful for those teachers and students who are working in line with the Colourstrings philosophy: Any string teacher will find the repertoire in these volumes valuable for developmental and remedial purposes.

In order to achieve this, the Yellow Pages provide a large variety of pedagogical material on each subject, from which the teacher can select the most appropriate material to meet the needs of each individual student. All new concepts are introduced in first position, using only the most comfortable finger patterns. This simplicity of the left hand enables the child and the teacher to concentrate on the movements of the bow hand. The teacher is nevertheless invited to add more demanding fingerings to encourage position work if it is appropriate for the student. Volumes E (9790550095434) and F (9790550095441) of the Colourstrings Violin ABC focus on the development of left hand technique, whereas the Yellow Pages focuses on the movements of the bow. It is therefore advisable for teachers to use the Yellow Pages at the same time as Volumes E and F.

Have a look inside by clicking “sample” and “table of contents”.

The piano accompaniments of the performance pieces of Yellow Pages I, II & III are available as a separate publication: Yellow Pages of the Colourstrings Violin School, Piano Accompaniments (ISMN 9790550110069).


Otsikko Yellow Pages [Keltaiset sivut] viittaa nostalgisiin puhelinluettelon keltaisiin sivuihin, joihin oli koottu kaikki tärkeät palvelut selkeästi ryhmiteltynä. Samaan tapaan toimivat Colourstrings-viulukoulun kolme Yellow Pages -kirjaa, joissa viuluopettajat ja -oppilaat oppivat johdannon, harjoitusten ja etydien, kansanmusiikki- ja viulukirjallisuusnäytteiden, kamarimusiikin ja esityskappaleiden avulla pulssin, tahtiosoitusten ja tahtilajien, eri rytmikuvioiden ja ornamenttien sekä jousituslajien laajan teknisen perustan, musiikin ja yhteismusisoinnin pysyessä koko ajan mukana. Klikkaa ”Table of contents” nähdäksesi ensimmäisen, perusrytmejä monipuolisesti läpikäyvän 1. kirjan pedagogisen sisällysluettelon.

Yellow Pages -kirjojen käyttö opetusmateriaalina ei edellytä aiempaa Colourstrings-metodin tuntemusta. Yellow Pages -kirjat luovat vankan perustan virtuoosisille jousitekniikoilla, ja niiden rinnalla voi käyttää vasemman käden tekniikkaan keskittyviä Colourstrings Violin ABC Book E (9790550095434) ja Book F (9790550095441) -kokoelmia.

Kaikkien kolmen Yellow Pages -kirjan esityskappaleiden säestyksen on koottu erilliseen julkaisuun: Yellow Pages of the Colourstrings Violin School, Piano Accompaniments (ISMN 9790550110069).

* The performance pieces of Yellow Pages Book I: Basic Rhythms
R. Sugár: Allegro
A. Mihály: Moderato
Ch. W. Gluck: Spring Dance
W. A. Mozart: Spring Song
G. Bacewicz: Melody
K. H. Aiqouni: May-Pole Dance
C. M. von Weber: Hunter's Chorus
Z. Sztareczky: Dance with Stick
R. Sugár: Vivo
P. Járdanyi: Hungarian Dance (Vivo)
G. Giordani: Caro mio ben (Larghetto sostenuto)
N. Myaskovsky: Mazurka (Allegro non troppo)
A. Gricius: Scottish Dance
Ch. W. Gluck: Andante cantabile
G. F. Händel: Preludium
V. Vlasov: March
Gy. Kósa: Vivace (3rd movement from Gabi Sonata)
C. M. von Weber: Song (Andante con moto)
D. Steibelt: Uno ballo (Allegro ma non tanto)
T. Országh: Round Dance
W. A. Mozart: Andante grazioso
L. van Beethoven: Marmot
W. F. Ambrosio: The Carnival of Venice
G. Ph. Telemann: Gigue
I. Szelényi: Balkan Dances

* Chamber music in Yellow Pages Book I: Basic Rhythms
S. Fletcher: Cradle Song (two violins)
A. Salieri: Scherzo (three violins)
W. A. Mozart: Mirror Canon (two violins)
H. Ries - H. Sitt: Andantino grazioso (two violins)
H. Ries - H. Sitt: Allegretto (two violins)
French folk song (arr. László Rossa): Passepied (two violins)
C. D. Dittersdorf: Allegretto (two violins)
W. A. Mozart: Tempo di menuetto (two violins)
B. Campagnoli: Theme with variations (two violins)
H. Shinozaki: Andante cantabile (two violins)
L. Mozart: Passepied (two violins)
Scottish dance: Brochan Lom (two violins)
M. Franck: Andante (two violins)
J. Lederc: Contradance (two violins)
Trad. (arr. E. H. Jones): Slip Jig (two violins)
A. Vivaldi: Largo (two violins)
D. Zipoli: Pastorale (two violins)
I. Szelényi: Poco vivo (two violins)
A. Honegger: Con moto (two violins)

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