A celebrated instructor explains his philosophy of teaching and practice methods...(+)
A celebrated instructor explains his philosophy of teaching and practice methods, including the appropriate combination of technique and interpretation. Ivan Galamian, a longtime Juilliard professor, incorporates aspects of both the Russian and French schools in a system both ingenious and logical. His tutelage has produced astonishing results with students, many of whom rank among the worlds mostacclaimed concert artists and orchestral concertmasters. Suitable for violin teachers and students of all ages and levels, this guide presents general principles and offers practical suggestions related to posture, holding the instrument and bow, vibrato movements, intonation, tone production, bowingpatterns, double stops, trills, and many other facets of playing and practice. This edition features a new Introduction by Sally Thomas, violin virtuoso and Galamians former student. / Violon / Dover
Maia Bang Violin Method. A student of the world-renowned violinist Leopold Auer,...(+)
Maia Bang Violin Method. A student of the world-renowned violinist Leopold Auer, Maia Bang acted as the maestro's teaching assistant and preserved his acclaimed methods of instruction in a series of manuals. The seven-volume collection covers every aspect of teaching and learning the instrument, from the beginning to the highest level. This first volume focuses on elementary aspects: the basics of holding the violin, tuning, reading music, scales, and bowing. Clear and simple in its presentation, the book abounds in Auer's original exercises and suggestions, including helpful notes for fingering, achieving proper intonation, legato playing, and other essentials. Bang's presentation continues Auer's tradition of combining technical exercises with fun-to-play melodies, including duets for teachers and students.
Description First published in 1925, Alberto Bachmann's renowned reference re...(+)
Description First published in 1925, Alberto Bachmann's renowned reference remains unsurpassed as a source of essential information on all aspects of the violin. It traces the evolution of technique from the 1800s onwards, in addition to examining the violin's construction and manufacture, listing American and European makers, and offering a biographic section on chamber music ensembles. Includes: 73 rare photographs Exploration of sound, style and construction Introduction by legendary violinist, Eugene Ysaye Glossary of music and musical terms