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Late Elementary

Be A Star! Hymns, Book 2

Instead of reading note by note, this latest addition to our Intervallic Reading Series, encourages students to learn to read intervals and patterns. Pattern recognition is one of the foundational skills necessary for students to be good readers. Of the 12 selections, seven have an optional teacher duet. Titles include: Nothing but the Blood; O...

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Be A Star!, Book 2

The Intervallic Reading Series provides supplemental repertoire that allows students from all backgrounds and methods to benefit from playing interesting pieces which emphasize intervallic reading. This Late Elementary addition encourages students to read intervals and patterns in the music rather than reading note by note. Because the pieces are based on patterns, reading the music...

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Contemporary Collage – Music of the 21st Century, Volume 1, Book 2

This second book in this collection features exciting solos and duets by nine leading FJH composers that will further expand the student’s concept of rhythm, harmony, sound and texture. The pieces utilize musical techniques such as ametric and mixed meters, nontraditional harmonic and melodic patterns, varying rhythmic patterns, and much more. This collection provides a...

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Etudes with Technique, Book 2

Book 2 continues towards the development of a healthy, natural, and effective technique. Reinforcing concepts such as: five-finger patterns; staccato; two-part counterpoint; and then introducing new concepts such as: three-note slurs; blocked and broken intervals; and playing chords and inversions, will hone students’ technical abilities with a focused and organized approach. Each book is divided...

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