[Menvi-discuss] Guitar Method that Goes Beyond The First Book?

Chris Smart csmart8 at cogeco.ca
Thu May 2 22:35:12 EDT 2013


MAYBE LOTS OF PEOPLE JUST NEVER PROGRESS BEYOND THE FIRST BOOKS IN 
THESE SERIES?


At 07:20 PM 5/2/2013, you wrote:
>Definitely.  I'm going to ask them to commission another method book
>for clarinet (just like you're saying, I'm done with one ETude study
>and the next edition in the series isn't available in braille).
>Hopefully with input the method book section will expand.
>
>On 5/2/13, Chris Smart <csmart8 at cogeco.ca> wrote:
> > Hi Kaiti.
> > thanks for that. I'll see what I can do. the rest of the Berklee
> > method should be produced at least I think.
> >
> >
> > At 04:49 PM 5/2/2013, you wrote:
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>I'm not sure if you can use the library of congress or not, so 
> sorry
> >>if this is a moot point, but if you can use that you can 
> contact them
> >>and ask for some more method books to be commissioned.  I saw a 
> post
> >>on either this or another list a few days ago on a similar topic,
> >>(trumpet method books I believe), and that person was advised 
> to take
> >>this step because the director is interested in expanding the 
> section
> >>on method books and more modern material.  If this is an option for
> >>you I would be happy to hunt through threads and send you the guy's
> >>email.
> >>
> >>On 5/2/13, Chris Smart <csmart8 at cogeco.ca> wrote:
> >> > cool, thanks.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > At 11:43 AM 5/2/2013, you wrote:
> >> >>just for fun. you can learn more here
> >> >>  <http://t.co/78Fz7ou6Fo>http://t.co/78Fz7ou6Fo
> >> >>  hope that helps to answer a few of your questions about 
> what i'm
> >> >> doing in regards to lessons
> >> >>god bless
> >> >>  Timothy
> >> >>  Your friend in the music industry
> >> >>  bandcamp
> >> >>
> >> >><http://www.timothyclark13.bandcamp.com>http://www.timothyclark1
> >> 3.bandcamp.com
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>  twitter
> >> >>  @timothyclark13
> >> >>  Skype
> >> >>  djtimothy1
> >> >>  facebooks
> >> >>
> >> >><http://www.facebook.com/timothyclark13>http://www.facebook.com/
> >> timothyclark13
> >> >>
> >> >>
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> >> >>  reverbnation
> >> >>
> >> >><http://www.reverbnation.com/timothyclark13>http://www.reverbnat
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> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>  youtube
> >> >>
> >> >><http://www.youtube.com/timothyclarkoffical>http://www.youtube.c
> >> om/timothyclarkoffical
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>  phone
> >> >>  7244011224
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>On May 2, 2013, at 11:39 AM, Chris Smart wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >>>uh yes, i figured that. I'm not living in the US and
> >> >>>transcription is usually a few dollars per page.
> >> >>>
> >> >>>Tim, since you teach, are you doing this professionally or just
> >> >>>for fun?
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>>At 11:31 AM 5/2/2013, you wrote:
> >> >>>>if you get the book in print and you contact the american
> >> >>>>printing house for the blind they can help you from there.
> >> >>>>hope this helps
> >> >>>>god bless
> >> >>>>Timothy
> >> >>>>Your friend in the music industry
> >> >>>>bandcamp
> >> >>>><<http://www.timothyclark13.bandcamp.com>http://www.timothycla
> >> rk13.bandcamp.com>http://www.timothyclark13.bandcamp.com
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>twitter
> >> >>>>@timothyclark13
> >> >>>>Skype
> >> >>>>djtimothy1
> >> >>>>facebooks
> >> >>>><<http://www.facebook.com/timothyclark13>http://www.facebook.c
> >> om/timothyclark13>http://www.facebook.com/timothyclark13
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>><http://www.facebook.com/timothyclarkmusic>http://www.facebook
> >> .com/timothyclarkmusic
> >> >>>>reverbnation
> >> >>>><<http://www.reverbnation.com/timothyclark13>http://www.reverb
> >> 
> nation.com/timothyclark13>http://www.reverbnation.com/timothyclark13
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>youtube
> >> >>>><<http://www.youtube.com/timothyclarkoffical>http://www.youtub
> >> 
> e.com/timothyclarkoffical>http://www.youtube.com/timothyclarkoffical
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>phone
> >> >>>>7244011224
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>On May 2, 2013, at 10:40 AM, Chris Smart wrote:
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>>Hi folks.
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>As a teacher of sighted guitar students, most of them 
> kids, I'm
> >> >>>>>having a heck of a time finding one of the popular method 
> book
> >> >>>>>series in Braille that goes beyond the first book in its 
> series.
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>With adults, I would just use the first of the so-called
> >> >>>>>Berklee books, A Modern Method for Guitar Volume 1, by 
> William
> >> >>>>>G. Leavitt. Before page 30 you're into tied and dotted notes,
> >> >>>>>rests, chords etc. For adults, it presents more material
> >> >>>>>quickly than anything else. It's excellent.
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>However, I'm having trouble finding Braille for anything 
> I can
> >> >>>>>use with younger people.
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>Will Schmid, hal Leonard Method: only book one seems 
> available.
> >> >>>>>This appears well organized, but I have at least one 
> 7-year-old
> >> >>>>>who would benefit from book 2, since she can already read
> >> the basics.
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>Mel Bay: similar story. One of their particularly old method
> >> >>>>>books is available, but only the first book, which is very
> >> basic.
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>Is anyone else in my position and what have you done to 
> address
> >> >>>>>this problem?
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>I refuse to just tab everything and short-change my 
> students by
> >> >>>>>not teaching them how to read actual music notation.
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>Thanks for any suggestions,
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>Chris
> >> >>>>>
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