Just The Facts For Strings

Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass & Guitar

All Just The Facts workbooks are based on discovery and spiral learning theories. These 'student-friendly' books are perfect for private lessons, beginning orchestra students, or the adult student wanting to understand the theory behind the notes.

Each instrument specific workbook has twelve 2-page lessons, 2 pages of rhythmic exercises, a fingering chart and a FACT page. There are currently 3 levels for each instrument.

VIOLIN PRIMER (1st year students, ages 5-8)

Beginning book for young students. Large staffs for small hands, fun alphabet activities, & introduction to naming open string notes on the Treble staff: G, D, A & E. Note values quarter through whole, time signatures, bar lines and writing counts.

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VIOLIN BOOK 1 (1st year students, ages 8 & up)

This book follows Primer for the young students or it can be an entry level book for ages 8 & up. Material includes Facts from Primer, plus intervals of 2nds

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VIOLIN BOOK 2

This book follows Book 1 for all ages. New material includes Italian terms, Note & Rest values (eighths & up), Major scale pattern, Key signatures for G, D & A Major, Drawing intervals of 2nd through 5th, Note value rule (2 of a kind & 3 of a kind), Naturals & Arpeggios. Ear-training and analysis questions in every lesson.

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VIOLIN BOOK 3

This workbook follows Book 2 for all students. This is a transition book with multiple clefs. The original series Just the Facts Book 6 will follow this level. Concepts covered: Note and rest values Sixteenth through Whole, Note & rest value rules (2 of a kind + 3 of a kind), Enharmonic notes, Interval of an octave I, IV, V major scale tones plus tonic triads

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VIOLA PRIMER (1st year students, ages 5-8)

Beginning book for young students. Large staffs for small hands, fun alphabet activities, & introduction to naming open string notes on the Alto staff: C, G, D & A. Note values quarter through whole, time signatures, bar lines and writing counts.

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VIOLA BOOK 1 (1st year students, ages 8 & up)

This book follows Primer for the young students or it can be an entry level book for ages 8 & up. Material includes Facts from Primer, plus intervals of 2nds

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VIOLA BOOK 2

This book follows Book 1 for all ages. New material includes Italian terms, Note & Rest values (eighths & up), Major scale pattern, Key signatures for C, G & D Major, Drawing intervals of 2nd through 5th, Note value rule (2 of a kind & 3 of a kind), Naturals & Arpeggios. Ear-training and analysis questions in every lesson.

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VIOLA BOOK 3

This workbook follows Book 2 for all students. This is a transition book with multiple clefs. The original series Just the Facts Book 6 will follow this level. Concepts covered: Note and rest values Sixteenth through Whole, Note & rest value rules (2 of a kind + 3 of a kind), Enharmonic notes, Interval of an octave I, IV, V major scale tones plus tonic triads

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CELLO PRIMER (1st year students, ages 5-8)

Beginning book for young students. Large staffs for small hands, fun alphabet activities, & introduction to naming open string notes on the Bass staff: C, G, D & A. Note values quarter through whole, time signatures, bar lines and writing counts.

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CELLO BOOK 1 (1st year students, ages 8 & up)

This book follows Primer for the young students or it can be an entry level book for ages 8 & up. Material includes Facts from Primer, plus intervals of 2nds

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CELLO BOOK 2

This book follows Book 1 for all ages. New material includes Italian terms, Note & Rest values (eighths & up), Major scale pattern, Key signatures for C, G & D Major, Drawing intervals of 2nd through 5th, Note value rule (2 of a kind & 3 of a kind), Naturals & Arpeggios. A Game in every lesson!

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CELLO BOOK 3

This workbook follows Book 2 for all students. This is a transition book with multiple clefs. The original series Just the Facts Book 6 will follow this level. Concepts covered: Note and rest values Sixteenth through Whole, Note & rest value rules (2 of a kind + 3 of a kind), Enharmonic notes, Interval of an octave I, IV, V major scale tones plus tonic triads

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GUITAR PRIMER (1st year students, ages 5-8)

Beginning book for young students. Large staffs for small hands, fun alphabet activities, & introduction to naming open string notes on the Treble staff: E, A, D, G, B & E. Note values quarter through whole, time signatures, bar lines and writing counts.

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GUITAR BOOK 1 (1st year students, ages 8 & up)

This book follows Primer for the young students or it can be an entry level book for ages 8 & up. Material includes Facts from Primer, plus intervals of 2nds

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GUITAR BOOK 2

This book follows Book 1 for all ages. New material includes Italian terms, Note & Rest values (eighths & up), Major scale pattern, Key signatures for C, G & D Major, Drawing intervals of 2nd through 5th, Note value rule (2 of a kind & 3 of a kind), Naturals & Arpeggios. Ear-training and analysis questions in every lesson.

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