The Shirley Givens Children's Violin Method:

Good intonation is secured by the Harmony Belles, who train the students
to listen keenly to the harmonies as they sing and play 2 - part songs.
The Harmony Belles characters appear throughout the Violinland Books.

We're the HARMONY BELLES, Ding and Dong. We'll help you to hear the harmony in music.

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