SOLO TIME FOR STRINGS , Book II , contains 24 solos ... the finest folk song materials , many of which are now classics . The solos were selected upon the basis of student interest and preferences and as a result of many years of ...
Author: Forest Etling
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Because a fine orchestra depends on fine players, Solo Time for Strings emphasizes individual accomplishment, progress, and achievement while preparing young students for participation in a school orchestra. The series teaches reading in conjunction with note learning, enabling students to start playing melodies as soon as possible, and is appropriate for class or individual instruction. The solos assist in a progressive technical development from "twinkle, twinkle" in Book 1 to music by Vivaldi in Book 5.