A Guide to Teaching Strings Chapters 3-5
1. What are the reasons for using a chin rest?
To provide an elevated area off the instrument that the player can firmly place their jaw.
2. What are the reasons for using a shoulder pad?
To fill the gap between th
Aural Theory Notes
Greeks- found relation for octave also founded the western music system
Guido DArezzo- Developed one of the first widely recognized music notation systems also used a famous
hymn to create solfege
Saint John- G A B C D E F
ut re mi fa s
Music Theory Notes
Pulse- Constant/ regular measurement of time
Meter- Regular pattern of strong and weak beats
Beat- Reference level of pulse
Rhythm-The relative lengths of notes measured against pulse
Duple meter- Meter with two beats per cycle
A Guide to Teaching Strings Chapter 1 & 2
1.Name the two 14th to 17th century ancestors of the violin.
Andrea Amati and Gasparo da Salo.
2. Name and describe the two types of viols.
The viola has had a nearly expansive advancement period, with couple of u