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Twelve-Key Practice
The Path to Mastery and Individuality
by Julie Lyonn Lieberman View author's profile page

Overview


Practice in all twelve keys has never been sequenced or taught through the lens offered within these pages. The exercises span a number of styles, brain skills and practice techniques — all presented using a kaleidoscopic learning style. The system applies the latest breakthroughs in brain biomechanics to facilitate technical mastery. This serves the ultimate goal: Musical Excellence and Heightened Artistry. Imagine if you could HEAR a musical phrase, VISUALIZE its layout on your instrument by "seeing" and "feeling" the fingerings and/or embouchure in your mind's eye, KNOW the names of the notes as well as the degrees of the key and FEEL the dynamics you want to include. All simultaneously, in a millisecond, and without moving a muscle… and in any key! Welcome to the twelve-key approach for ALL Instruments, Levels and Styles…
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Description


The Twelve-Key system offers dozens of rhythms and scales from around the world to work with. Of particular note, is the method called "permutations," a practice technique designed to illuminate and make accessible every aspect of your instrument. There is also an entire chapter that offers a step-by-step approach to the mastery of chords, including 35 exercises on "The Golden Chord," the dominant seventh chord.

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About the author


JULIE LYONN LIEBERMAN is a multi-style improvising violinist, fiddler, vocalist, clinician, author and composer.  She has performed throughout the United States as well as in Canada and Europe, and has played on and off-Broadway, in folk and jazz clubs, as well as on radio and TV. 

She is the author of twelve music books and six educational DVDs, as well as over two-dozen string orchestra scores in American and world styles (Carl Fischer, Kendor and Alfred Music). She has also co-written and co-produced two National Public Radio Series: The Talking Violin, hosted by Dr. Billy Taylor, and Jazz Profiles: Jazz Violin hosted by Nancy Wilson with famed radio producer Steve Rathe. She is the recipient of the 2014 American String Teachers Association (ASTA) Kudos Award, over two-dozen ASCAP Plus Awards, eight Meet the Composer awards and three American String Teachers Association's National Citation for Leadership & Merit awards. 

Ms. Lieberman has been on faculty as an adjunct at The Juilliard School, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, William Paterson College Jazz Department, Manhattan School of Music, New York University's Gallatin Division, VanderCook College of Music, and Mercy College. In addition, she has worked as a guest clinician at the Eastman School of Music, National String Workshop, International String Workshop, Stanford Jazz Workshop, and many other schools and programs across the United States, in Canada, and abroad.

JULIE LYONN LIEBERMAN is also the Artistic Director for the summer program, Strings Without Boundaries, and has played an active role in the promotion of American and world styles in music education for over forty years as a performer, clinician, author, composer, radio and concert producer, and recording artist.

Ms. Lieberman is also an NS Design Performance Artist and a D'Addario Premiere Clinician.

RESOURCES by Julie Lyonn Lieberman

Books:

A Festival of Violin & Fiddle Styles [for violin]
A Festival of Violin & Fiddle Styles [for viola]
A Festival of Violin & Fiddle Styles [for cello]
Planet Musician
You Are Your Instrument
Creative Band and Orchestra
Rockin' Out with Blues Fiddle
Improvising Violin
The Contemporary Violinist
Alternative Styles: The New Curriculum
How to Play Contemporary Strings

DVDs:

Vocal Aerobics
The Violin in Motion
Violin and Viola Ergonomics
Techniques for the Contemporary String Player
Rhythmizing the Bow

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Book details

Genre:MUSIC

Subgenre:Instruction & Study / Techniques

Language:English

Pages:135

eBook ISBN:9781879730489


Overview


Practice in all twelve keys has never been sequenced or taught through the lens offered within these pages. The exercises span a number of styles, brain skills and practice techniques — all presented using a kaleidoscopic learning style. The system applies the latest breakthroughs in brain biomechanics to facilitate technical mastery. This serves the ultimate goal: Musical Excellence and Heightened Artistry. Imagine if you could HEAR a musical phrase, VISUALIZE its layout on your instrument by "seeing" and "feeling" the fingerings and/or embouchure in your mind's eye, KNOW the names of the notes as well as the degrees of the key and FEEL the dynamics you want to include. All simultaneously, in a millisecond, and without moving a muscle… and in any key! Welcome to the twelve-key approach for ALL Instruments, Levels and Styles…

Read more

Description


The Twelve-Key system offers dozens of rhythms and scales from around the world to work with. Of particular note, is the method called "permutations," a practice technique designed to illuminate and make accessible every aspect of your instrument. There is also an entire chapter that offers a step-by-step approach to the mastery of chords, including 35 exercises on "The Golden Chord," the dominant seventh chord.

Read more

About the author


JULIE LYONN LIEBERMAN is a multi-style improvising violinist, fiddler, vocalist, clinician, author and composer.  She has performed throughout the United States as well as in Canada and Europe, and has played on and off-Broadway, in folk and jazz clubs, as well as on radio and TV. 

She is the author of twelve music books and six educational DVDs, as well as over two-dozen string orchestra scores in American and world styles (Carl Fischer, Kendor and Alfred Music). She has also co-written and co-produced two National Public Radio Series: The Talking Violin, hosted by Dr. Billy Taylor, and Jazz Profiles: Jazz Violin hosted by Nancy Wilson with famed radio producer Steve Rathe. She is the recipient of the 2014 American String Teachers Association (ASTA) Kudos Award, over two-dozen ASCAP Plus Awards, eight Meet the Composer awards and three American String Teachers Association's National Citation for Leadership & Merit awards. 

Ms. Lieberman has been on faculty as an adjunct at The Juilliard School, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, William Paterson College Jazz Department, Manhattan School of Music, New York University's Gallatin Division, VanderCook College of Music, and Mercy College. In addition, she has worked as a guest clinician at the Eastman School of Music, National String Workshop, International String Workshop, Stanford Jazz Workshop, and many other schools and programs across the United States, in Canada, and abroad.

JULIE LYONN LIEBERMAN is also the Artistic Director for the summer program, Strings Without Boundaries, and has played an active role in the promotion of American and world styles in music education for over forty years as a performer, clinician, author, composer, radio and concert producer, and recording artist.

Ms. Lieberman is also an NS Design Performance Artist and a D'Addario Premiere Clinician.

RESOURCES by Julie Lyonn Lieberman

Books:

A Festival of Violin & Fiddle Styles [for violin]
A Festival of Violin & Fiddle Styles [for viola]
A Festival of Violin & Fiddle Styles [for cello]
Planet Musician
You Are Your Instrument
Creative Band and Orchestra
Rockin' Out with Blues Fiddle
Improvising Violin
The Contemporary Violinist
Alternative Styles: The New Curriculum
How to Play Contemporary Strings

DVDs:

Vocal Aerobics
The Violin in Motion
Violin and Viola Ergonomics
Techniques for the Contemporary String Player
Rhythmizing the Bow

Read more

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