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Books Violin- Studies & Technical Work
Created to assist with the development of technical skills and improved intonation, this book contains a full collection of scales, chorales, etudes, and an expanded alternative styles section.
The pieces in this book have been selected for their musical and technical value. They have been carefully transcribed and edited to create interest in technical development and in general musicianship. They provide supplementary materials which can be used with any standard string method. By studying the text carefully, and with the teacher...
Volume 1 - Third and Fifth Position
Introducing the Positions, a series widely used in classroom and privatestudio, represents a critical next step for string students. Position playing allows players to extend range beyond the basics and move into the ranks of intermediate and advanced ensemble groups. The most important posit...
Book 3 of the Essential Elements 2000 for Strings series, Essential Technique 2000 includes exercises for the higher positions and shifting, along with scales, bowings and special techniques. Also includes theory, history, multicultural music, creativity and assessment, along with sight-reading and rhythm pages. All this PLUS a CD with more ...
Viva Vibrato! is exciting, innovative, and revolutionary in its approachto teaching vibrato. The upbeat, user friendly style and dialoge, conte mporary design, and effective developmental exercises gently guide students through a five section curriculum: Vibrato Readiness, The Birth of aVibrato, The Developing Vibrato, The Maturing Vibrato, and ...
There is hardly a violinist who has not dealt with some or even all 42 'Kreutzer etudes' sometime or other: Études ou caprices form part of the standard repertoire. Rodolphe Kreutzer (1766-1831) has not least remained unforgotten because of Beethoven's violin sonata of the same name - a work which had never been played by the violin virtuoso him...
Wohlfahrt’s Op. 45 studies have been essentials in the libraries of many great teachers for years. Studies address string crossing, bow-strokes, shifting and finger-patterns.
Flying Fingers is a rigorous and enjoyable introduction to third and second positions from Jenny Thorp, author of A Flying Start for Strings.
Introducing third and second positions for violin with enjoyable, carefully chosen tunes long enough to effectively train technique but short enough so that students don't get bogged down or discouraged.
Fiddle Magic is an extraordinary book of first and third position exercises that precisely isolate the myriad of problems intermediate and advanced violinists focus on:
Strengthening the left hand using the neglected fourth finger. Allowing time for depth of finger placement. Refining finger motion. Hearing high-low contrast. Developing flexibil...
Through her years of teaching, Sally O'Reilly has learned the value of word association in teaching accurate rhythmic concepts to students of all ages. In Fiddle Rhythms, she presents a myriad of short exercises, with words for each exercise that help your students develop rhythmic accuracy. For private or violin study, colorfully illustrated, i...
Violin Playtime Studies is a first anthology of established and newly-composed studies for the young violinist. Taking as its starting point the one octave scale of D major, and remaining in first position throughout, it may be used in conjunction with the violin Playtime series. This combination of short, purposeful studies enlivened by delight...
This comprehensive technique and muscianship book provides an abundance of enjoyable repertoire and musical, results-driven exercises (including scales, etudes, chorales, classical repertoire, and more) that will help your students develop solid, accurate technique.
Rodolphe Kreutzer was an important violinist-composer in his own day. His legacy to today’s violinists is not limited to the 42 Studies (also called etudes” or caprices”), but they are certainly the best remembered of his works. Few students of the violin have advanced without spending some time with Kreutzer’s 42 Studies! The C.F. Peters editio...
36 Elementary and Progressive Studies Op.20 by Heinrich Ernst Kayser for Violin. Early to Intermediate level. (Edition Peters)
Essential Technique for Strings is a book of studies to help the intermediate player develop the skills necessary for playing in an orchestra. Its flexible sequence allows you to choose pages from the three major sections: higher positions and shifting, keys and scales, and bowings and special techniques.
Easy Songs for Shifting in the First Five Positions introduces violinists to 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th positions -- all while taking the monotony out of learning. All the melodies included in this book are catchy and easily memorized, utilizing repetition as the method of teaching each shift. In the beginning of each new position, fingerings ar...
Volume 2 - Second, Fourth, Sixth and Seventh
Introducing the Positions, a series widely used in classroom and privatestudio, represents a critical next step for string students. Position playing allows players to extend range beyond the basics and move into the ranks of intermediate and advanced ensemble groups. The most impor...
A course of violin instruction combined with musical theory and practice in duet-playing. The second and third positions.
Franz Wohlfahrt's 40 Elementary Studies Op.54 for Violin. Published by Edition Peters.
Building Technique with Beautiful Music Book 3 covers all the basic bowings with interesting pieces for left hand development, and the bow arm in various rhythms. Simple shifts between first and fourth positions are introduced. Intermediate level.
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