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Bowed Psaltery: The String Instrument

Bowed Psaltery: The String Instrument Anyone Can Play - Play Celtic, Folk or Hymn

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Bowed Psaltery: The String Instrument Anyone Can Play - Play Celtic, Folk or Hymn Author: Tucker, AnnBrand: Createspace Independent Publishing PlatformEdition: ThirdBinding: PaperbackNumber Of Pages: 68Release Date: 30-01-2013Details: Play beautiful music even if you

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Author: Tucker, Ann

Brand: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Edition: Third

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 68

Release Date: 30-01-2013

Details: Play beautiful music even if you don’t read music or know anything about music theory. Learn how to play this easy instrument that has the voice of a violin with the haunting quality of bagpipes. Easily play the great sounding Celtic Music, Mountain Folk Music, or Hymns that you’ve always wished you could play. This is also an easy to carry and beautiful sounding instrument to take to a retirement home, hospice, long-term care facility, or anywhere music therapy can be delivered by a caring heart. Contents of Book Introduction Chapter 1 – Holding the Instrument Chapter 2 – Holding the Bow The Grip Balance Point and Grip Chapter 3 – Why Rosin a Bow? What Is Rosin? Why Use It? How to Rosin a Bow Too Much or Too Little Don’t Touch That Bow! Chapter 4 – Playing a String Position the Bow Don’t Try to Use the Whole Bow Length on Every Note Direction of Bow Stroke Going Over to the Dark Side Chapter 5 – Types of Bows Type of “Hair” Round or Flat Hair Round and Fast, Flat and Slow Common Methods of Adjusting the Tension Which Bow Should You Choose? How Big Should the Bow Be? What if a Hair Breaks on the Bow? Chapter 6 – Reading the Music (or Pretending to) Note Mapping Worksheet Memory Aids for Note Names Note Types and Other Symbols Repeats Chapter 7 – Playing by Ear To Learn a Tune by Ear Chaper 8 – Tuning Tuning Your Instrument If You Break a String, Don’t Panic! How Often Should You Tune Tuning Sharps and Flats Tuning a new instrument Chapter 9 – Tunes to Get You Started Internet Resources Where to Buy an Instrument Low-cost Option HighQuality Option Appendix A – Left-Handed Players Note Mapping Worksheet (Left-Handed) Appendix B – Marking Your Instrument

Package Dimensions: 10.0 x 8.0 x 0.2 inches

Languages: English

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