Concept and Study for the Viola (eBook)
The Lobko Method
Whatever your skill level, if you are devoted to the noble art of playing the viola, this course is sure to enhance your technique. The Lobko Method will increase your understanding of playing throughout the fingerboard in the most rational and comfortable way, facilitating the discovery of technical solutions even while sight reading. The methodΓÇÖs progressive approach, brief yet comprehensive, will enable you to examine and revise the very way you handle a viola and bow. The roots of great success or un ...more
Product Number:
20935EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
92
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6097-4617-1
ISBN13:
978-16097-4617-9
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/7/2010
Whatever your skill level, if you are devoted to the noble art of playing the viola, this course is sure to enhance your technique. The Lobko Method will increase your understanding of playing throughout the fingerboard in the most rational and comfortable way, facilitating the discovery of technical solutions even while sight reading. The methodΓÇÖs progressive approach, brief yet comprehensive, will enable you to examine and revise the very way you handle a viola and bow. The roots of great success or unexplainable failure often lie in simple technical errors that have become habits. To help you correct these habits, brilliant technical concepts gleaned from various books by the best viola teachers of the past are brought together here in simple, easy to follow formulas.

The Methodical Notes
The Method and Technique of the First Viola Lessons
About the Author
Preface
Desired Proficiencies
Introduction
Chapter One: Choosing a Violin
Chapter Two: Left-Hand Technique
Chapter Three: Placement of the Fingertips and the Shape of the Fingers
Chapter Four: The Repertoire
Chapter Five: Bowing
Conceptual Frames
Introduction
Foreword
Desired Proficiencies
Problem-Solving Tips
Symbols Used in this Book � How to Practice
Explanation of the Frames
General Advice
PART I
Preparatory Chromatic Moves - Frame I
Two-Octave Frame from First Finger (Exercise)
Preliminary Exercises for Two-Octave Scales in Frame I
Two-Octave Major Scales in Frame 1 (Chromatic Transposition)
Arpeggios in Frame 1
Etudes in Transposition (Frame 1)
PART II
Preparatory Chromatic Moves
Two-Octave Frame from Second Finger (Exercise)
Preliminary Exercises for Major Scales - Frame 2
Two-Octave Major Scales in Frame 2
Arpeggios in Frame 2
Etudes in Transposition (Frame 2)
PART III
Three-Octave Major Scales in Frame 1
Arpeggios in Frame 1
Three-Octave Major Scales in Frame 2
Three-Octave Arpeggios in Transposition
 
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