Janice Tucker Rhoda‚Äôs phenomenally successful series, The ABCs of Violin, owes much of its success to the wonderful original material and to the sensitive arrangements of classical, folk, fiddle and other popular melodies. This 3rd in the series, The ABCs of Violin for the Advanced: Book 3, is the perfect instruction book for the Advanced student of any age on the Violin! You will enjoy learning 3rd position for the very first time! Spiccato bowing technique, trills and double stops are also introduced in an easy manner. Lovely melodies abound like Mozart's Symphony No. 40, Stephen Foster's Old Folks at Home, Scotland's Annie Laurie, France's Sur Le Pont D'Avignon and Germany's Ach, Du Lieber Augustin to name a few. Beautiful original pieces by Janice Tucker Rhoda including Longing for the Russian Homeland, George Washington, Singing Strad and Fiddler's Holiday are student recital favorites. Fun Study Pieces and many warm-up exercises along with scales and arpeggios, a note-reading worksheet and practice chart are also included with graphs to show new left-hand finger placement. Author Janice Tucker Rhoda, whose biography is included in Marquis Who's Who in the World, has designed her path-breaking instruction series, The ABCs of Strings, to encourage students of all ages to play the Violin. Ms. Rhoda is an alumna of the New England Conservatory of Music Preparatory School and College in Boston, Massachusetts where her teacher was well-known violinist and pedagogue, Eric Rosenblith. She has taught students to play the violin for over 30 years and was a past director of the Suzuki Program at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She gives regular ABCs of Violin Teacher Training seminars at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education.