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Strings magazine guide to common sense instrument care

James N McKean

Strings magazine guide to common sense instrument care

by James N McKean

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Published by Strings Magazine in San Anselmo, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bowed stringed instruments -- Maintenance and repair,
  • Bowed stringed instruments -- Construction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStrings (San Anselmo, Calif.), Guide to common sense instrument care
    StatementJames N. McKean
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14661766M

    The Guide to Choosing Violin Strings Which violin strings are the best? There are no one-size-fits-all answers. Each violin reacts differently to different brands of strings. One type of string may sound amazing on one instruments but sour, dull or too bright on another violin. String instruments produce sounds when a player vibrates strings. Common stringed instruments include the cello, double bass, harp, viola, violin, guitar, sitar, rabab, electric bass, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, and bouzouki. Many different types of musical instruments exist that create unique sounds.

    the player will play these notes without the bow ever leav- ing the string, which is a highly dramatic effect. D. The player will alternate all methods mentioned above.5/5. Canada's Rhiannon Schmitt offers advice on how to keep violin strings and instruments from breaking in winter. What to look for when purchasing or renting a beginner instrument: Your child is much more likely to stick with it if his instrument sounds and feels like it should. Read on to avoid the most common instrument problems.

    The Guitar Player Repair Guide is the most widely used basic reference in repair shops, featuring factory setup specifications for Martin, Gibson and Fender guitars, in-depth fretting instruction, advice from top repairmen, and much more! The book grew out of Dan's popular Guitar Player magazine columns. Now in its 3rd edition, it includes lots 5/5. Since JSI has provided teachers with exceptional customer service. By offering the best rental program in the country, a vast selection of new and antique instruments and bows, sheet music, method books, teaching aids, and every imaginable stringed instrument accessory, we help teachers maintain their teaching studios.


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Commonsense Instrument Care. This guide, by master violin maker and restorer James N. McKean, takes you step by step through the basics of how to care for your violin, viola, or cello, and bow. Commonsense Instrument Care: How to Look After Your Violin, Viola or Cello, and Bow (Strings Guide) Paperback – November 1, by James N.

McKean (Author)/5(7). The Guide to Teaching Strings is a comprehensive text designed to provide the instrumental music teacher with an introduction to the history, repertoire, and performance practice of each of the strings. For each of the strings, The Guide provides a brief history of the instrument, bow, case, and accessories.

It furnishes criteria for the selection of instruments and techniques for performance /5(6). Commonsense Instrument Care by James N.

McKean. This guide is a must-have reference book to help all violin, viola and cello owners care for their instruments and bows. Strings Guides are downloadable PDFs, many of which include video instruction.

Strings Guides will help you become a better string player, a smarter shopper, and a more informed owner and user of stringed instruments and bows. Be A Better String Player Care & Repair of Cellos Care &. This book takes the mystery out of buying your dream violin, viola, cello, bass, or bow.

Strings magazine has enlisted the experts to guide you through the tough decisions players face when purchasing or commissioning a new stringed instrument or bow. If you're planning to buy a new stringed instrument from a violin shop, auction house, or online, this clear, concise insider's guide.

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Approaching Rhythm in Édouard Lalo’s Sonata for Cello & Piano in A minor. By Miranda Wilson Anyone expecting Édouard Lalo’s cello sonata () to sound anything like his cello concerto is in for a surprise. While the concerto, like. Thanks for your interest in Strings. To subscribe, first choose the level of service you prefer.

To subscribe, first choose the level of service you prefer. Links. Stringed Instrument Care and Maintenance 1. Cleaning/Polishing and Removing Dust Bunnies 2. How to change a violin or viola string 3. Setting up the bridge on budget instruments shipped with the bridge down 4.

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Page 1 of 2 K.C. Strings Instrument Care Guide A string instrument requires care and attention. It is crafted out of woods that expand and contract even hundreds of years after it was made. It is under pressure by the strings of many pounds per square inch and spends much of its life under the stress of vibration.

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Experienced woodworkers who may be interested in making a stringed instrument such as a violin, guitar, or mandolin are the audience for this book, which is in no way a beginner's guide to instrument making.

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Designed for use in undergraduate-level string methods, techniques, and pedagogy courses, this text provides all the information necessary to develop and manage a successful school-based string or orchestra program at elementary through secondary levels.

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Parents trust our expert reviews and objective advice. HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR STRING INSTRUMENT 1. Keep your instrument in its case when you are not using it. 2. Always wipe the rosin off the strings and body with a soft cloth after you are done playing.

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