Books and Recordings

This is just a SMALL sampling of our more popular books, CDs, and videos. Please inquire if you do not see the item you are looking for, or stop by Nashville Violins to browse in person. We have thousands of music books in stock, and also now have the ability to print on demand with over 10,000 available titles! Stop by the shop to search and print while you wait!

Essential Elements Book 1 EEi (formerly 2000)

New EE Interactive version of the Essential Elements for Strings (fully compatable with EE 2000) Book 1 of this popular series.
Books available for: violin, viola, cello, double bass
Books 2 and 3 also available

$9.99 HL008680__ Select instrument:
Essential Elements 2000 Book 2 +

New version of book 2 in the Essential Elements Series includes book with online resources included.
Available for: violin, viola, cello, double bass

$8.99 HL008680- Select instrument:
Essential Elements Book 3, Essential Technique +

Essential Elements Book 3, Essential Technique
New version of book 3 of this popular series for violin, viola, cello, double bass, includes online...

$8.99 HL008680- Select instrument:
Orchestra Expressions

This exciting method is written and edited by instructors Kathleen DeBerry Brungard, Michael L. Alexander, Gerald E. Anderson, and Sandra Dackow. Published by Alfred.

$8.99 EMCO- Select book:
Suzuki Violin School - Books 1-10 Available

Suzuki Violin School books are available from book 1 to volume 10. CD recordings are available by themselves or packaged with some books...

$8.99 BOOK- Select volume and options:
Suzuki CD - Violin

Accompaniment CDs feature the actual instrument played in a stylistic manner. Intended to be used with the book or independently for young students learning by rote or as an aid to note reading.

$15.99 BOOK-
Suzuki Viola School

The most popular string method for the viola. Books, CDs, and piano accompaniment books available separately.

$7.99 BOOK- Select Volume:
Suzuki Cello School

The most widely used cello method in the world! Great collection of tunes to be used as a supplement to other methods, or in conjunction with additional study materials.

$7.99 BOOK- Select Book:
Suzuki: I Can Read Music

A note reading book for Suzuki students ready to make the transition into reading music. Use for Suzuki studies, or to help with the transition into reading music. Volume 1 features pages for pitch and rhythm that get progressively more difficult throughout the series.

$13.99 BOOK- Select volume and instrument:
Strictly Strings Method

A well-written book for beginning instruction. Moves from an introduction to note-reading and basic approach into the development of proper technique through a well-structured, sequential order. Highly recommended!

$6.99 BOOK- Select instrument and level:
All for Strings Method (books 1, 2, or 3)

All for strings is a comprehensive three-volume method surrounded by a wealth of supplementary materials for teaching and performance.

$5.50 BOOK-KJOS- Select Method Book:
All for Strings Theory Workbooks 1 or 2

Theory Workbooks 1 and 2 are correlated with the All for Strings method books and are suitable for classroom or individual use. Each page features exercises and games which encompass music fundamentals introduced in the method books.

$4.50 BOOK-85- Select instrument & level
Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory

Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. ...more!

$6.50 1723- Select:
Muller-Rusch String Method

The Müller-Rusch String Series has helped create successful string programs for over 45 years! The complete, thorough, and sequential course of study ensures the successful, simultaneous development of all string instruments.

$4.50 KJOS- Select one:
Magazine- Strings

Strings Magazine- for players of violin, viola, cello, bass & fiddle...

$7.99 Mag-Strings Select Issue:

Magazine- Fiddler

Fiddler Magazine. Founded in 1994, Fiddler Magazine is an informative, educational, and entertaining resource for fiddlers, accompanists, and appreciative listeners. Published quarterly...

$7.00 Mag- Fiddler Select Issue:
Advanced Fiddling book with online audio

Advanced Fiddling Book, Solos, Instruction & Technique by Craig Duncun, includes online...

$24.99 MB93971M
Favorite American Hornpipes for Fiddle

Continuing the reissue of the classic Phillips Collection of Traditional American Fiddle Tunes - Volume 2, Favorite American Hornpipes for Fiddle...

$12.95 MB20582
*backorder* Children's Ukulele Method +online audio

This ukulele method was written for not only for children, but for beginners of all ages. Starting with simple chords and songs, this method ...

$14.99 MB21138M
Children's Graded Fiddle Solos Volume 1 (Book/CD Set)

This book of fiddle solos is a companion to Children's Fiddling Method Volume 1. The tunes, presented first in their simplest form followed by progressively more difficult arrangements, utilize the skills and techniques introduced in the method book.

$19.95 MB97803BCD
Children's Guitar Chord Book

Younger students will enjoy this creative approach to playing simple guitar chords.

$9.99 MB98650M
Children's Guitar Method Volume 1

A popular and creative method for teaching guitar to young children. This approach to learning integrates, from the very beginning, chord playing and note reading.

$6.95 MB93833 Select:
Children's Mandolin Chord Book

Finally! A chord book written for the young beginner (or even beginners of any age) showing a creative and simple way to learn and play mandolin chords. Chords are taught beginning with the most essential to more advanced.

$7.99 MB21500
Easiest Fiddle Tunes for Children (Book/CD Set)

This book is for beginning and intermediate fiddlers. No prior playing experience or note reading ability is required. The solos are written in both standard notation and tablature.

$14.95 MB21247BCD
*backorder* Easiest Fiddling Book +online audio

Contains two dozen arrangements of tunes for the beginning fiddler or violinist. This book begins with the easiest arrangements and progresses in difficulty.

$14.99 MB95602M
Famous Fiddlin' Tunes

This is a great little pocket sized quick guide to some very well known fiddle tunes such as Arkansas Traveler, Cripple Creek, Sally Goodin, and Westphalia Waltz. Online audio is included.

$9.99 MB98431M
Fiddling Chord Book

Craig Duncun covers all the double stops you can play on the fiddle in all keys: major, minor, diminished, augmented, seventh, minor seventh, sixth. Now start improvising!

$14.99 MB94683
Fun With the Cello

A collection of 47 big-note, easy level one solos on folk favorites designed to build technique, range, and endurance while maintaining student interest.

$7.99 MB93482
Fun With the String Bass

A collection of 47 easy-to-play, big-note, level-one solos on folk favorites for young students of the upright bass. Designed to build technique, range, and endurance while maintaining student interest.

$6.95 MB93483
Fun with the Viola

A collection of 47 big-note, easy level-one solos on folk favorites designed to build technique, range, and endurance while maintaining student interest.

$7.99 MB93615
Fun with the Violin

This is a collection of 47 big-note, level 1 easy solos on old favorites designed to build technique, range, and endurance while maintaining student interest. These familiar folk tunes are fun to play and ideal as a supplement to any method.

$5.95 MB93276
Getting Into Fiddling Book w/online audio

A quick study in the most popular fiddle styles played today, this 96 page text covers basic fiddling techniques and tunes in Old Time, Bluegrass, Contest, Western Swing, Cajun and Irish/Celtic music.

$19.99 MB20944M
Hal Leonard Ukulele Method Book 1 Plus Chord Finder

The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play ukulele. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by acclaimed performer and uke master Lil' Rev includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play.

$15.99 HL00696472
Introducing the Positions

This book is an introduction to positions for violin, viola, or cello that increases with difficulty as you progress through the books. It is directed towards the needs of a school orchestra violinist.
Available in 2 volumes for violin, viola, or cello.

$6.99 HL04472_____ Select instrument and level:
Lindsey Stirling Hits for Violin

The Violin Play-Along series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily. Just follow the music, listen to the demonstration tracks to hear how the violin should sound, and then play along. This book includes online access to audio that you can download or stream.

$19.99 HL00123128
Mandolin Sampler book/CD set

This collection of vibrant traditional and original tunes captures the variety of mandolin styles in America. The styles represented include old time country and bluegrass, ragtime, swing, Irish, Italian, and neoclassical. Some of the techniques explored are cross-picking, droning, voice-leading, double stops, and pull-offs. Of special interest are tunes that make use of the chord solo potential of the mandolin.

$19.95 MB20024BCD
Manuscript Paper, Deluxe Pad

Deluxe manuscript paper tear off pad with firm backing for easy writing; 32 sheets (64 pages) printed both sides; 12 staves per page; 8 1/2″ x 11″; punched to fit all ring binders.

$4.75 $2.37 On Sale! HL00210091 Quantity:
Mel Bay's Complete Irish Fiddle Player, Book+Audio

Although no classical violin experience is needed, you will need to know how to hold the fiddle and bow, and be able to play at least simple tunes in the first position. Having the ability to read music will enable you to follow the bowing patterns and left-hand techniques which the author feels are crucial in grasping the playing style.

$24.99 MB95406M
Mel Bay's Complete Mandolin Method, Book+DVD

With the thoroughness of a book by Mel Bay, this method presents mandolin technique and note-reading in a progressive, step-by-step fashion. Given the diverse applications of this versatile instrument, this method was carefully written to build the musicianship and technique needed to play both classical and contemporary mandolin styles.

$19.95 MB93221DP
Mel Bay's Deluxe Fiddling Method with audio

Mel Bay's Deluxe Fiddling Method by Craig Duncun is a standard starting place for getting into fiddling. Covers all of the basics in a time-tested method. Also...

$19.99 MB93742M Select package:
Mel Bay's Mandolin Chords

Comprehensive and easily understood, this Mel Bay stand-by is arranged in photo-diagram form for maximum ease of use by mandolinists of all playing levels.

$5.99 MB93257
Musician's Practice Planner

Proven successful in private lessons and in the classroom, this planner is a must-have for all musicians. Teachers can use it to set goals and assignments, and students can monitor their progress, time and efficiency.

$9.99 HL00311358 Quantity:
My Life with Suzuki

The wife of Shinichi Suzuki (founder of the Suzuki Method), Waltraud Joanne Suzuki, tells about their meeting, their marriage, their return to Japan, and their hardships during World War II.

$10.95 0585
Primo Performance, Violin

This is a collection of international folk songs and classical themes arranged in a way that is extremely versatile in meeting the needs of the beginning-level string orchestra. Each instrument has the melody line as well as additional harmony lines.

$4.95 90VN
Solos for Young Violinists

Violin Solo Collection with Piano accompaniment.
arr. Barbara Barber

$12.99 BOOK- Select Volume:
Strictly Classics

Ensemble arrangements of 18 classic favorites. Correlates with Strictly Strings Series. Use alone or with other instrument combinations.

$6.95 14637 Select book:
String Builder Book 1 - Violin

A string class method for a beginning violinist. Also made for viola, cello, bass, piano accompaniment and as a teacher's manual.

$6.99 EL01544
The Daily Ukulele 365 and Leap Year Ed.

Strum a different song every day with easy arrangements of 365 of your favorite songs in one big songbook! more...

$39.99 HL00240___ Select one (or both):
The Fiddler's Fakebook

This book is the ultimate sourcebook for the traditional fiddler. It contains nearly 500 jigs, reels, rags, hornpipes, and breakdowns from all of the major fiddling styles.

$24.99 HL14011288
To Learn with Love

Suzuki supplement book. Practice, motivation, learning, nutrition, competition and family lifestyles are a few of the topics discussed by these experienced teachers, performers, and parents.

$17.99 0606
Ukulele for Seniors (Book/CD Set)

This new book is designed for seniors who wish to learn to play the ukulele.

$16.99 MB21671BCD
Wedding Music For Two Violins

This is a collection of many of the standard wedding songs, transcribed for two violins.

$12.99 MB98391
Watch & Learn Series (select instrument)

Watch & Learn Series Books make it fun, and easy, to learn an instrument, or improve your skills... read more

$19.95 Book- Select book:
Black Violin Collection, violin/viola/piano

Black Violin Collection, 10 original works from hip-hop, classical-crossover stars Wil B. and Kev Marcus, otherwise known as Black Violin. This collection includes pull-out parts for violin and viola in addition to the complete score. Songs include: A-Flat • Brandenburg • Dirty Orchestra • Fanfare • Overture/Opus • Rhapsody • Runnin' • Shaker • Stereotypes • Virtuoso.

$19.99 Book-HL00200423
Fiddle & Song, Book 1

Fiddle & Song, Book 1
A Sequenced Guide to American Fiddling. Violin Book & CD...

$14.99 Book-45006


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