Paul Rolland's "Young Strings in Action" Method

Student's books!

String Method for Class or Individual Instruction.

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Young Strings in Action
Young Strings in Action (Student Volume I). Composed by Paul Rolland. Edited by Sheila Johnson. For Strings, Violin (Violin). Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. Boosey & Hawkes #M051160792. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48001942). String Method for Class or Individual Instruction.


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Young Strings in Action
Young Strings in Action (Student Volume II). Composed by Paul Rolland. Edited by Sheila Johnson. For Strings, Violin (Violin). Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. 68 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051160808. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48001943). String Method for Class or Individual Instruction.


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Action Studies
Action Studies (Developmental and Remedial Techniques). Composed by Paul Rolland. For Viola, Violin. Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. Boosey & Hawkes #M051190034. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48001966). for Violin and Viola.


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First Perpetual Motion
First Perpetual Motion (for Solo or Unison Playing). Composed by Paul Rolland and Stanley Fletcher. For Bass, Cello, Piano, Viola, Violin. Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. Boosey & Hawkes #M051102617. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48001500). For Violin, Viola or Cello (Bass) with Piano Accompaniment.


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Tunes and Exercises for the String Player
Tunes and Exercises for the String Player (Violin). Composed by Paul Rolland. For Violin (Violin). Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. Boosey & Hawkes #M051190041. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48001967). The collection contains a number of tunes from the American musical heritage. Whether used as a supplement for a method or a basic text in lieu of a detailed method book, the young players will like these materials which may be used for teaching by “rote” or “note” or a combination of both.


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New Tunes for Strings - Book 1
New Tunes for Strings - Book 1. Composed by Stanley Fletcher. For Violin (Violin). Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. Softcover. 40 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051160129. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48001875). Contents: Argentine Tango • Bagpipers' Dance • Banjo Tune • Birds at Sunrise • Blue Lullaby • Camel Driver's Song • Chinese Flute • Coke Date • Cradle Song • Creole Song • Dancers • Dance Variations • Distant Fife and Drum • Dreamy Eyed Sue • Dutch Waltz • Echo Song • Fiddler's Blues • Hoe Down • Irritable Cuckoo • Jig • Jungle Dance • March • Mayday Carol • Maryday Dance • Mountain Serenade • Persian Song • Polka • Puppet Ballet • Saraband • Slumber Song • Song for the Open Air • Song of the Waves • Spanish Traveler's Tale • Spirit Bugler • Square Dance I • Square Dance II • Sweet Eyed Sue • Sweet Melody • Swingin' Along • Tropical Night.


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New Tunes for Strings - Book 2
New Tunes for Strings - Book 2 (Violin). Composed by Stanley Fletcher. For Violin (Violin). Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. Softcover. Boosey & Hawkes #M051160174. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48001880). Contents: Boom & the Chick-Chick • Caribbean Café-Music • Cinderella Dancing • Country Fiddler • Country Pipers • Dance with Castanets • Gavotte • Great Victory March • Happy Song • Hora • Hymn to the Morning • In Space • Neapolitan Song • Old Clock • Old Legend • O'Malley's Reel • Parade of Picadors • Peasant Dance • Pirate Song • Prayer for Peace • Ragtime Tune • Russian Song & Dance • Serenade • Soft-shoe Shuffle • Tenor Aria • Tiddly-Pom Tune • Turkey Trot • Two Dancing Butterflies • Under a Blue Moon.


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Three Octave Scale Fingering Alternatives
Three Octave Scale Fingering Alternatives (for Violin). Composed by James Starr and Paul Rolland. For Violin (Violin). Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. 32 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051801220. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48007735). ISBN 0913932744. 9x12 inches.


Teacher's books!

Pedagogical material for "Young Strings in Action". Ideal for both classroom and private teaching. An excellent teaching resource.

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Young Strings in Action
Young Strings in Action (Teacher Volume I). Composed by Paul Rolland. Edited by Sheila Johnson. Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. Boosey & Hawkes #M051160761. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48001939). ISBN 1617804711. 8.5x11 inches. String Method for Class or Individual Instruction. ISBN 1617804711. 8.5x11 inches.


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Young Strings in Action
Young Strings in Action (Teacher Volume II). Composed by Paul Rolland. Edited by Sheila Johnson. Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. 142 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051160778. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48001940). String Method for Class or Individual Instruction.


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Basic Principles of Violin Playing
Basic Principles of Violin Playing. Composed by Paul Rolland. For Violin. Reference Textbooks; Technique Musicianship; Textbook - Instrumental. 56 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.98-1883026202). ISBN 1883026202. A must have for all string teachers! As a founding member of the American String Teachers Association, Paul Rolland is regarded by many as a seminal figure in the scholarship of string pedagogy. His insight into teaching violin fundamentals is supplemented by numerous illustrations, and his discussion of intermediate and advanced level playing will provide any teacher valuable tools to pass on to their students. 48 pages.


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The Teaching of Action in String Playing
The Teaching of Action in String Playing. Composed by Paul Rolland. Reference Textbooks; Technique Musicianship; Textbook - Instrumental. 240 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.98-ASTASP01). ISBN 1883026199. A guide to the Rolland approach to teaching, written by Paul Rolland. Rolland was a remarkable violinist, and he left a unique legacy for the string playing and teaching world. Here he discusses principles of movement in playing, rhythm training, holding the bow, left hand and finger placements, shifting, and developing flexibility. This first-hand account of his method is now considered a standard teaching resource for string teachers. This remarkable violinist has left a unique legacy for the string playing and teaching world. 228 pages.