Pedagogy Book 1

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DRAGON CHRONICLES – practical advice for performance anxiety
SYLLABI- for upper level study
ETUDE PROCESS – advice for getting the most out of etude study
selected etudes, some with prescribed 4-finger technique
BACH PROCESS – advice for study
Suites 1 and 2 with pedagogical fingerings
Sweet One – Suite 1 with second obligato accompaniment
BASICS
Left hand principles, Right hand principles,
Posture principles (standing), Intonation principles
Rhythm syllables, Durational counting
Use of repetition, practice modes
MUSIC PRINCIPLES
Things to think about,  What’s in phrase?
Study Sheet (with Practice Modes for Study Sheet)
Process for learning a new work
SOUND PRINCIPLES
Weight, Angle, Speed and Contact Point (based on Dorothy Delay studies)
Vibrato worksheet, Harmonics, Bow stroke glossary, Spicatto worksheet
A few good timbres (from crushed tone to “sea gull”)
Pitch Nomenclature
Scales for Viennese tuning
REFERENCE
A list of frequently requested orchestral excerpts
Some repertoire ideas
Some Basic Bass Methods (partial)
Bass String identification chart (partial)