Voggy's Recorder Book

Author: Martina Holtz

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 9783802404641

Category: Music

Page: 112

View: 1838

"Recorder school for children (6 years and up). Learning to play the recorder made easy with VOGGY'S RECORDER BOOK. Starting from scratch you'll learn everything you need to know about your new instrument. There's songs and exercises composed especially for this book to help you overcome possible technical problems. Everything you need to learn is presented in an easy-to-understand way to make sure you never lose fun and motivation to continue the adventure music. You'll find also many of the most popular and beautiful Folksongs and Children's songs arranged for recorder in C. There's even an appendix with tips on practicing, caring for your recorder and fingering diagrams showing all the notes on your recorder."

Voggy's Glockenspiel Book

Author: Martina Holtz

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 9783802404603

Category: Music

Page: 80

View: 7606

"The glockenspiel simply is one of the best instruments for the first contact with music. With this book your child will play the first songs after a very short time. Everything you need to know about the basics of music is explained especially for little ones. Therefore, this full-colored book is the perfect way to start a musical education. Also all the songs are recorded on the enclosed CD to listen and play along to."

1000 Keyboard Tips

Author: Jacky Dreksler,Quirin Härle

Publisher: Voggenreiter Pub

ISBN: 9783802404177

Category: Music

Page: 263

View: 7591

This unique book is a tutor, reference book, songbook and dictionary all in one. It's fun and easy to understand with plenty of informative tips, which makes it well-suited to beginners and amateurs who wish to get the most out of their keyboards. Split into 12 progressive sections, the book covers practically everything you need to know about electronic keyboards, such as intervals, dominant and subdominant chains, all scales, riffs, licks, phrases, patterns, intros, and endings. Moreover, youll learn about improvisation, arranging and composing in Blues, Rock, Pop and Jazz styles. Finally, various special keyboard voicings, programming drum machines and MIDI make this book an invaluable encyclopedia. The accompanying CD includes many examples and songs to listen or play along to. Most of the material in this book can also be used by pianists.

Complete Blues/Rock Drummer

Author: JAMES E. RYAN

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 1619112078

Category: Music

Page: 56

View: 780

The Complete Blues/Rock Drummer is an advanced instruction book specializing in blues and blues/rock beats. This book includes fills and instrumentals, both with and without drums for play-along. About half of the book features advanced beats with fills and the other half consists of instrumentals. Drummers interested in studying blues will learn much from this book.There is challenging material for you to practice. the Complete Blues/Rock Drummer is a unique source for those interested in this genre. Like most musical styles, the breadth of blues music is vast, taking on many forms throughout different parts of the United States. Our aim is to focus on a few styles and demonstrate the drumming that is associated with each style. After that, it's your turn to play-along and come up with your own parts or play the transcription of each song. Remember there isn't a single all-inclusive book that will cover everything there is to know about blues or any style for that matter. This book provides practical ideas for blues and blues/rock.

Easy Rock Bass

Author: Dieter Petereir

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 9780786652631

Category: Music

Page: 142

View: 2892

"This book is a must for the beginning bass player. It not only provides hints on choosing the right instrument, but prepares you for practical exercises and different playing techniques. It also features many examples for practice. The examples are transcribed in standard notation, on tab and on the accompanying CD to which you can either listen or play along to. This book features all the basic techniques of rock, soul, funk, blues and reggae, including: walking bass, double stops and slap/pop."

Cajon Basics

Author: Matthias Philipzen

Publisher: Voggenreiter Pub

ISBN: 9783802408540

Category: Music

Page: 64

View: 3084

Originally from Cuba and Peru, the cajon has evolved from a "rumba box" to one of the most popular and most commonly used rhythm instruments. The basically endless number of musical contexts in which it can be employed fascinate not only drummers and percussionists. With this book, you will acquire the basic playing techniques and first grooves and will have a lot of fun with this fascinating instrument after a short amount of time. The accompanying CD not only provides many sound examples which you can listen to, but also includes play-along tracks as well!

Conga Basics

Author: Pitti Hecht

Publisher: Voggenreiter Pub

ISBN: 9783802408564

Category: Music

Page: 64

View: 4410

The conga is the rhythmic center of the percussion. In this book you will learn the basic stroke techniques for this fascinating instrument that origins from deep within Latin-America. The included photos are a solid help for you to quickly turn your first tries into exciting rhythms of various musical styles from Latin-American music to rock and pop. With the accompanying CD and many exercises and rhythms, you can get started immediately. Lets groove!

Electric Guitar Basics

Author: Georg Wolf

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 9783802406072

Category: Music

Page: 64

View: 5937

The perfect start to learning the E-guitar. This guitar course provides the beginner guitarist with the essential instrument and music foundations in simple to follow steps. All information is both valuable and clearly explained, meaning it can be instantly put into practice. Electric Guitar Basics comprises of three cohesive sections: playing chords and accompanying songs; playing single notes and power chords; music theory and foundations. The chapter on power chords contains everything you need to know about this indispensable playing technique. The accompanying CD with exercises and music pieces offers a valuable aid to practice. Making playing the E-guitar even more fun.

Beginner Violin Theory for Children, Book One

Author: MELANIE SMITH-DODERAI

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 1609745337

Category: Music

Page: 84

View: 7959

This book is designed as a workbook to teach theory specifically relevant to the violin at a level that is attainable and challenging, yet fun for young children. It is intended to build confidence and solidify the relationship between theory and playing. Children will enjoy the drawing and coloring activities in the book, while developing the fundamentals of violin theory at the same time. the book can be used to teach beginners the basics of theory, or even to refresh musicians who might need a small review of violin theory. No matter who uses this book, it will give a strong foundation to violin theory, and through this understanding will foster a greater love of playing. Concepts covered in this book include: learning the parts of the violin; learning about line and space notes; learning musical symbols; and how to draw music.

Bongo Basics

Author: Pitti Hecht

Publisher: Voggenreiter Pub

ISBN: 9783802408557

Category: Music

Page: 64

View: 6520

The bongos are at home in every musical style from Latin rhythm to jazz to rock and pop. With their rhythmic fire, they supplement and enrich every song. Bongo Basics is the ideal way of getting into the feisty bongo world. Not only does this book teach you the basic stroke playing techniques, but it shows you many rhythms of various styles as well. With this book you will plunge into the groovy world of bongo percussion. Find out how easy it is to make music along with the accompanying CD or with your friends and how much you will enjoy playing the bongos!

My First Glockenspiel-Set 4 Years+

Author: Voggenreiter

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 9783802405761

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 7737

No previous knowledge required! With this book and instrument, your child can start playing right away. Everything you need to know about the basics of music is explained especially for little ones. Funny illustrations and colored note heads ensure lasting playing fun and rapid success, thus keeping your child motivated.

Trumpet Basics

Author: Martin Reuthner

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 9783802406423

Category: Music

Page: 64

View: 1372

"Beginner course for trumpet players. Learn everything about the generation of sounds and playing the first notes, the proper breathing technique and basic music theory... The accompanying CD contains audio samples and piano accompaniment. It allows you to listen to the complete piece with trumpet and piano or to play along with the piano"--P. [4] of cover.

Irish Melodies for Harmonica

Author: PHIL DUNCAN

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 1610655885

Category: Music

Page: 152

View: 7164

This book contains 138 well-known Irish jigs, reels, hornpipes, set dances, O'Carolan tunes, folksongs, ballads, airs and waltzes. These wonderful Irish melodies are written in harmonica tablature and standard notation for use on the 12-hole chromatic, standard 10-hole diatonic, and tremolo harmonica. Learning these melodies will enhance your playing skills as well as your repertoire. the stereo recording is in split-track format and includes a selection of 25 melodies from the book.

Voggy's Percussion Book

Author: Yasmin Abendroth

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 9783802404627

Category: Music

Page: 72

View: 8206

"Children's first step to the world of music (4 years and up). No matter what small object you hand to a toddler or an infant, chances are, they'll start drumming right away-from experience, usually on expensive or delicate surfaces. Little Voggy's aim in this book is to foster your child's creative growth and make drumming on enjoyable experience for years to come. Here you'll find explanations, songs and games for the six most commonly used percussion instruments. Little Voggy has selected some of the most popular children's songs to give your child the possibility to roam, experiment and, of course, practice! Complete lyrics and guitar chords are enclosed to make playing these songs together real easy. The accompanying CD contains all the songs in the book."

Solo Solutions 4 Guitar

3 Steps to Successful Lead Guitar Playing

Author: Chris Korblein

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 9780786652600

Category: Music

Page: 131

View: 833

Solo solutions is a 3-step guideline for the electric guitar player who intends to develop his solo skills. While the 1st step explains different playing techniques and stylistic devices, the 2nd step is dealing with lead guitar related music theory and scales. The 3rd step combines the two first chapters with countless examples and suggestions on developing your own style. This book features an exclusive hands-on approach, which makes it a great learning tool and a must for the modern guitar player.

Voggy's Harmonica Book

Author: Martina Holtz

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 9783802404610

Category: Music

Page: 96

View: 987

"The easy way to learn Harmonica for children 6 years and up. Little Voggy will be your child's companion on his adventurous wandering through the fascinating world of music. From proper playing position and playing technique to reading music, playing single notes and whole songs - everything your child needs to know is explained thoroughly and easy to understand. Due to the educational preparation of the syllabus, many songs and exercises are composed especially for this book. In addition all songs are recorded on the enclosed CD to listen and play along to! There's an additional appendix featuring tips on practicing, caring for the harmonica and a complete overview of everything learned. For the standard 10-hole harmonica, blues harp or diatonic harp in C."

Harmonica

Author: Stephen Jennings

Publisher: Omnibus Press

ISBN: 9780711988934

Category: Harmonica

Page: 48

View: 9833


Voggy's ABC of Music

Basic Music Theory for Kids!

Author: Martina Holtz

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 9783802405020

Category: Music

Page: 112

View: 6271

"The ideal supplement to any music lessons taken at home or at school, Little Voggy explains the basics of music in a child-friendly manner. Through well-known children songs, the young readers can review and practice what they have just learned. The second part of this book introduces the main and most popular musical instruments with pictures as well as sound. Not only does the included audio CD contain modern arrangements of these children songs, but also provides audio examples of the main instruments, thus music theory remains a fascinating subject easily understandable for children. Learning is sure to always be fun!"