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Kaleidoscopes Book 1 Teacher Edition
$25.00
Full of rich, detailed, watercolor illustrations, Book 1 opens a magical world for the child just beginning on the violin. Detailed instructions assist the parent in working at home with their young child. A variety of games and learning activities make sure that practicing is enjoyable. The teacher's edition includes all of the pages from the parent edition, plus additional information specifically for teachers. It also includes the illustrated student book and the CD recording.
Full of rich, detailed, watercolor illustrations, Book 1 opens a magical world for the child just beginning on the violin....
Kaleidoscopes Book 1: with Parent Guide & CD
$25.00
Full of rich, detailed, watercolor illustrations, Book 1 opens a magical world for the child just beginning on the violin. Detailed instructions assist the parent in working at home with their young child. A variety of games and learning activities make sure that practicing is enjoyable.
Full of rich, detailed, watercolor illustrations, Book 1 opens a magical world for the child just beginning on the violin....
Kaleidoscopes Book 2
$16.00
The songs and dances in Kaleidoscopes Book 2 allow students to develop finger speed and graceful playing. The songs are short enough that the student can work on several songs at a time, mastering each one in a few weeks. The diverse, “perfectly sized” songs appeal to students’ need for uniqueness and variety, and give them a sense of momentum in their violin study. This book is perfect for a beginning middle-school student, as a repertoire series alongside their existing method book (e.g. Essential Elements for Strings). The CD for this book is currently being completed, so the current price reflects the book only. The CD is expected to be finished by October 31, 2016.
The songs and dances in Kaleidoscopes Book 2 allow students to develop finger speed and graceful playing. The songs are short...
Kaleidoscopes Book 3
$16.00
Book 3 uses Celtic fiddle tunes to develop a quick left hand and fluent string crossings. Melodies such as Last Rose of Summer and Blanche Comme la Neige develop vibrato. Short classical pieces are introduced more fully, with more complex dynamics, articulations and stylistic elements.  Toward the end of the book the student begins to encounter longer (full-page) pieces with contrasting sections, chromatic playing, second position, more frequent shifting, and three-note chords. The CD for this book is currently being completed, so the current price reflects the book only. The CD is expected to be finished by October 31, 2016.
Book 3 uses Celtic fiddle tunes to develop a quick left hand and fluent string crossings. Melodies such as Last Rose...
Kaleidoscopes Book 4 COMING SOON
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Book 4 moves out of the realm of fiddle and folk songs and into more classical training. Romantic pieces help to develop fluency and variety in shifting; Seitz concertos challenge students to navigate different moods and dynamics from section to section, and Baroque pieces require students to refine their mastery of articulation and phrasing.
Book 4 moves out of the realm of fiddle and folk songs and into more classical training. Romantic pieces help to develop fluency...
Kaleidoscopes Books 1-3
$54.00 $57.00
Please note that the default option for this set includes Book 1 Teacher's Edition (violin), and the student edition (violin) of Books 2-3. In a future year we may have teacher editions of Books 2-3 as well as Book 1. For student use, please select the "Violin" or "Viola" option using the drop-down menu. Please visit www.discoverviolin.org for more details about the individual books. 
Please note that the default option for this set includes Book 1 Teacher's Edition (violin), and the student edition (violin) of Books 2-3. In...
Lines & Spaces Book 1
$12.00
Lines & Spaces is the note-reading companion to Kaleidoscopes Book 1. The student begins discovering note relationships and rhythms in a Kodály-based sequence. Once their sight-singing is proficient they move to the second part of the book, which introduces the corresponding patterns on the violin. With daily practice in sight-singing, students are reading notes fluently by the end of their second year of study. The book also includes 3-octave scales, Schradieck, and tonalization. Lines & Spaces (complete): 88 pages If the sight-singing portion of the book is not needed (e.g. for middle-school aged students), the instrumental-only portion of the book may be selected from the drop-down menu. The price is adjusted accordingly. Lines & Spaces (without sight-singing): 32 pages
Lines & Spaces is the note-reading companion to Kaleidoscopes Book 1. The student begins discovering note relationships and rhythms in a Kodály-based...
Kaleidoscopes Book 1 Piano Accompaniment: Recital Edition
$18.95
These are the complete piano accompaniment parts as featured on the CD. The parts are designed to be performed by an experienced pianist.  In spring 2018 a Piano Accompaniment Basic Edition will be added, which will feature simpler and more accessible arrangements.
These are the complete piano accompaniment parts as featured on the CD. The parts are designed to be performed by an...
Kaleidoscopes Book 2 Piano Accompaniment: Recital Edition
$21.95
These are the complete piano accompaniment parts as featured on the CD. The parts are designed to be performed by a professional accompanist.
These are the complete piano accompaniment parts as featured on the CD. The parts are designed to be performed by a...
Kaleidoscopes Book 3 Piano Accompaniment: Recital Edition
$21.95
These are the complete piano accompaniment parts as featured on the CD. The parts are designed to be performed by a professional accompanist.
These are the complete piano accompaniment parts as featured on the CD. The parts are designed to be performed by a...