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TEACHING BOOKS

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No 623 Bk CD

Re Book Scales & Arpeggios

Red Book of Scales & Arpeggios by Gordon Stobbe. 150 Exercises explaining and exploring these major building blocks of Fiddle Music. Understanding scales and arpeggios helps us identify larger chunks of a melody, making it easier to memorize as an idea rather than a collection of notes. Playing through these exercises will greatly improve your reading skills. Comes with CD. Limited stock available----

REG: $30.00 CAD
SALE: $20.00 CAD
≈ $15.96 USD

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No 630 BK CD

Mandolin Chordology

Mandolin Cordology: How to Create Every Chord you will ever need-By Gordon Stobbe. This is not a learn to play book for the mandolin. It is an attempt to help people gain confidence in their chording abilities and thereby double the fun and usefulness of the instrument. Comes with CD.Limited stock available----

REG: $30.00 CAD
SALE: $20.00 CAD
≈ $15.96 USD

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No. 614 BK

Opening Lines

By Gordon Stobbe: Opening Lines, an alphabetical listing of opening phrases for 220 Canadian Old Time Fiddle Hits, including waltzes, Jigs, Reels and other dance Favorites. How many times have you been in situation where you cannot remember how to start playing a tune and you have to get someone to hum it for you or give you assistance. This is the help shortcut book just for this reason, made small enough to fit in your fiddle case so you can have it with you when needed. The list of 220 tunes are found in The Canadian Old Time Fiddle Hits, Volume # 1, 2, and 3. No CVD included.

REG: $12.00 CAD
SALE: $9.00 CAD
≈ $7.18 USD

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No. 620BK

Of Course You Can Learn To Read Music For The Fiddle

by Gordon Stobbe

For players of all levels, covers all aspects of reading - includes detailed description of basics, note naming, note values, time signatures, key signatures, intervals, scales and arpeggios in six major keys, also includes building exercises and eighteen original compositions. No CD. Minimum stock available---

REG: $20.00 CAD
SALE: $12.00 CAD
≈ $9.58 USD

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No. 621BK/CD

Of Course You Can Play Fiddle Harmony

Fiddle Harmony by Gordon Stobbe...A all new book on Harmony--designed to introduce small and large fiddle groups to the wonderful world of harmony. Guitar and Piano cords are included for all tunes and cello/bass parts for several tunes. The accompanying 64 track CD showcases each tune in its entirety as well as each fiddle part on its own track. Minimum stock available----

REG: $30.00 CAD
SALE: $20.00 CAD
≈ $15.96 USD

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No. 622 BK/CD

Fiddle Harmony Book 2

Fiddle Harmony Book # 2 by Gordon Stobbe--for Duets, Trios, and more. Here is more Traditional fiddle tunes harmonized for 2, 3 and more players. Guitar and Piano cords included for all tunes and Cello and Bass parts for several tunes. 65 Track CD showcases each tune in it's entirety as we as each fiddle part on it's own track. Tunes: Stan Lennox-1st change, Teardrop Waltz, Joys of Quebec, Sasha, Old Red Barn, Meeting Lake Polka, Shove that Pig's foot a little further in the fire, Lonesome for the Yukon, Reel Saint Joseph, Beluga Waters, Rubber Dolly, Island Swing, Trans Canada Jig, Cariboo Shuffle, Faded Love, Atlantic Polka-1st Change, Pen Lake Polka, Miss Molly. Minimum stock available ----

REG: $30.00 CAD
SALE: $20.00 CAD
≈ $15.96 USD

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TECHNICAL BOOKS

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N0 715BK

Violin Repair Guide

Violin Repair Guide by Michael Atria. Illustrated step by step instructions for Bow Rehairing, Repair and Restoration of the Violin, Viola and String Bass. More than 100 detailed illustrations. Subjects covered: Bow Re-Hairing, Nut, Bridge, Pegs, Sound-post, Saddle, Glueing and much more. Minimum stock available.

REG: $17.50 CAD
SALE: $10.00 CAD
≈ $7.98 USD

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No 706BK

Double Bass Plans

Plans to make a Double Bass by H S Wake. The text will tell you with detailed instructions, including detail worksheets, 85 pages-spiral bound. Plans included. Sale till end of stock. Minimum stock available.

REG: $49.60 CAD
SALE: $33.00 CAD
≈ $26.34 USD

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No 707B

Violin Maker's Notebook

Violin Maker's Notebook by Henry Strobel. Third edition of this shop manual. Rehairing & repairing bows. Repairing & retouching instrument cracks. Workshop safety. Instrument photography. Musical intervals and much more. For the maker, repairer, collector and musician.

$25.00 CAD
≈ $19.95 USD

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No 709BK

Useful Measurment

Useful Measurement by Henry Strobel: A convenient, comprehensive working reference book that provides size and adjustment needed for working on instruments of the violin family. Including Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass, Example: Neck length, bridge thickness at strings and feet. Also includes information on Bows, such as weight balance point and camber. A must to have in any workshop.

$16.50 CAD
≈ $13.17 USD

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No 710B BK

Viola Making

Viola Making Step by Step by Henry A Strobel, first edition. Includes full size drawings for an elegant smaller (15 5/8) inches or 397 mm viola, as well as information and illustrations on a wide range of traditional and innovative viola styles, sizes and other considerations.

$32.50 CAD
≈ $25.94 USD

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No 711 BK

Cello Making Step by Step

Cello Making Step by Step by Henry A Strobel, Third Edition. Full size drawings for the 4/4 (755 mm) cello and its inside mold. The process of making a master cello, including some alternate tools and techniques, is described in detail and illustrated with numberous photographs. This new (third) edition also includes full size drawings and measurements for the 7/8 "Guadagnini" cello, varnish information etc.

$39.00 CAD
≈ $31.13 USD

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No 712BK

Art and Method

Art & Method of the Violin Maker: By Henry Strobel--Design: The Violin's outline, scroll, geometry, esthetics. Wood: Species, selection, figure, cut and orientation. Making mold types, antique and modern methods. Ribs, corners, graduation, barring, selected repairs. Over 70 photographs and diagrams. This book is for the Violin Maker, repairer and connoisseur. (SORRY OUR OF STOCK--PLEASE DO NOT ORDER)

$25.00 CAD
≈ $19.95 USD

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No 713BK

Health of the Violin

The Health of the Violin, Viola and Cello By: Henry Strobel: Practical advise on the Acquistion, Maintenance, adjustment and Conservation of Bowed Instruments--By: Lucien Greilsamer. Translated by Henry Strobel from the original 1910 French. For anyone who appreciates a good vintage violin book.

$12.50 CAD
≈ $9.98 USD

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No 715BK

My Real World

My Real-World Violin Shop: Practical Perspectives & Procedures by Henry Strobel. You should consider this book if you are considering opening a shop or maybe you already have one. A book a great information on how he runs a shop, Subjects such as repairs, sources, sales, rentals and customer service. Well worth the investment.

$39.50 CAD
≈ $31.52 USD

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No 716 BK

The Set-up & Repairs of the Double Bass for Optimum Sound

The Set Up & Repairs of the Double Bass by Chuck Traeger. Chuck Traeger has continued his research into what makes a double bass sound and play at its maximum potential with this CODA to his magnum opus " The Setup & Repairs of the Double Bass for Optimum Sound ". Contained herein are new sound setup discoveries and repair tips. The book also feathures pictures of ten signed instruments by name makers, photographed by Bill Merchant. Minimum stock available

REG: $34.12 CAD
SALE: $22.00 CAD
≈ $17.56 USD

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No. 708BK

Violin Making

Violin Making By Henry A Strobel. A complete, traditional method. Includes brief descriptions of alternate methods. Photo illustrated, from sharpening tools to varnishing and adjustment. Includes full size drawings for making a stradivari model violin. Illustrated with 115 photographs--for the beginning or advanced maker or the interested violinist.

$39.00 CAD
≈ $31.13 USD

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No.700BK

A Luthier's Scrapbook

By H. S. Wake. A collection of short how-to-do-it articles and information on every phase of the making, repair, and restoration of instruments of the Violin family. 120 pages, over 100 illustrations. Spiral bound. Minimum stock available.

REG: $33.40 CAD
SALE: $21.00 CAD
≈ $16.76 USD

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No.702BK

The Technique of Violin Making

By H. S. Wake. Step by step instructions for building a violin, from wood selection to final finishing, with full scale working diagrams. 114 pages. Spiral bound. On sale till end of stock. Minimum stock available

REG: $35.50 CAD
SALE: $23.00 CAD
≈ $18.36 USD

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