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String Instrument Resources

The String Pedagogy Notebook
URL: http://www.uvm.edu/~mhopkins/
Description: This site provides information for basic violin/viola, cello and bass instruction. Includes three levels of instruction: Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced. Topics presented are: Right hand (bow), Left hand, Ear tr aining, Teaching process, Books & information, QuickTime movies, Graded Orchestral Literature and other Web sites.

Sheila’s Corner - Music Conservatory
URL: http://www.bright.net/~hhelser/house.html
Description: This site provides teaching tips for violin instruction. There is a page of ideas for violin teachers, a page about scales and etudes and a page with links to violin resources.

Double Bass Pedagogy Resources
URL: http://users.lvcm.com/mariani/bass/
Description: This site is for the teacher who is not a bassist. It has information on the correct set-up for the instrument, fundamentals, the right hand, the left hand and links to other web sites. The information ranges from Beginner to Advanced.

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