Cooper, Cora, ed. Violin Music by Women: A Graded Anthology, Vol. 2 Intermediate 1
This volume corresponds to the ASTA String Syllabus grade 3, and contains pieces that use first, second and third positions (with occasional forays up to the half-string harmonic). Included are a variety of styles to develop vibrato as well as fast fingers. Upbow staccato, spiccato, chords, and artificial harmonics are included—students can stretch their technical muscles! Composers include Gail Ridgway Brown, Ethel Harraden Glover, Julia Klumpkey, Florence Morey, Mary O’Hara, Irma Seydel, and Grace White. Price includes both violin and piano parts. More information and sound files available at www.violinmusicbywomen.com.