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In French, Étude means study.
In this section, you will perform music that have rhythm changes and include rests.
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Focused etude study, gives your string playing polish and finesse.
Practicing Etudes help you build your instrument technique.
Written as skill training musical compositions; Etudes are designed to help you improve.
Links to D Major Etudes
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Following the D Major Etudes, there is a Mastery Checkpoint. While practicing, always focus your efforts.
Focused practice process:     THINK     PLAN     LISTEN     ATTEMPT     REPEAT
After completing the D Major Etudes, you will learn new notes located on your instrument’s remaining strings. 
The range of each instrument will then be highlighted as you learn to perform pieces written with melody and harmony.
Each instrument will learn to play independent musical parts.
D Major Etudes are ahead.
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Cal has returned so he can review rhythm and Constance will help you keep a steady tempo.
D Major Home     Instrument Tapes     Finger Mechanics     Finger Numbering     Finger Dexterity     Finger Position

Finger Intensity     Hand Position Principles     Hand Position Rhymes     Space at the Base     Swell the Well     Swing the Wing

Hand Position Set-Up     Violin Notes on D     Viola Notes on D     Cello Notes on D     Bass Notes on D     Violin Notes on A

Viola Notes on A     Cello Notes on A     Meet Guide     Bass Notes on G     D Major Training Exercises     The Lower-Tetrachord

The Major Second     The Major Third     The Perfect Fourth     The Upper-Tetrachord     The Perfect Fifth     The Major Sixth

The Major Seventh     The Perfect Octave     The Complete D Major Scale     Left Thumb Logic     Left Thumb Flexible Location

Knuckle Leverage     D Major Etudes     Arpeggio Patterns     D Major Mastery Checkpoint     Extending the Instrument’s Range

Finger Location Terms     Violin Notes on G     Viola Notes on G     Cello Notes on G     Bass Notes on E     Bass Notes on A

Viola Notes on C     Cello Notes on C     Violin Notes on E     Third Position Principles     Violin Third Position on E

Third Position Measurement Differences     D Major Harmony     Interval Categories     Orchestra Harmony in D Major

Preparing for Orchestra Pieces     Divisi Protocol     Orchestra Chord Textures     Ensemble Engine     Technique Building

Practice Coins     Violin Technique Builder     Viola Technique Builder     Cello Technique Builder     Bass Technique Builder

Dynamic March Theme and Variations     Bowing Dynamics     Dynamic March Performance Details     Linked Bowing Exercise

Off-Beats Exercise     Neighbor Notes     Complete Dynamic March Composition Score and Parts

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Audio Examples – Sheet Music – Exercises – Checkpoints  – Traditions  – Motivation