CVB1 Lesson 3

Creative Violin Book 1

In lesson 3 you will learn to combine half notes and quarter notes.
Also we will cover ties, playing 2 or more notes on one bow.

Tabs 7-11 will take you through the steps.

Lesson 3 Combination quarter notes / half notes

In lesson 3 we will combine half notes and quarter notes, and cover "ties", playing 2 or more notes on one bow.

Am I playing too fast? Hover over the video and click on "-" to slow it down. (Down in the center).

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Yay!! Congrats, this is your first actual song: "Mary Had A Little Lamb"
Let's play it!

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Combining Half notes and quarter notes on the D string

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See the ties (in measures 3 and 4), 2 notes are tied in one bow.

Let's try it.

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Let's do one more exercise with ties:

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Now on the D string:

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Let's improvise

Let's improvise with the notes we learned so far.
We will combine half notes and quarter notes, and let's not forget the ties.

let me show you the way.

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