Speed-Reading for Violin (Book)
Velocity, Agility and Concentration Drills
This speed-reading book employs the standard techniques of language speed-reading, converted to music reading. The key ingredients are mental focus, physical eye focus, and quick fingers. The virtuoso, or the elementary player, can benefit from practicing these procedures. In 60 pages, one will drill in all possible finger patterns including half steps, whole steps, augmented seconds, and brief repetitions.
Product Number:
21779
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Beginning-Intermediate
Pages:
72
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
8.5 x 11
ISBN:
0-7866-7933-6
UPC:
796279107921
ISBN13:
978-07866-7933-1
Publisher:
Bill's Music Shelf
Date Published:
6/17/2009
This speed-reading book employs the standard techniques of language speed-reading, converted to music reading. The key ingredients are mental focus, physical eye focus, and quick fingers. The virtuoso, or the elementary player, can benefit from practicing these procedures. In 60 pages, one will drill in all possible finger patterns including half steps, whole steps, augmented seconds, and brief repetitions.
The Drills
A String
D String
G String
E String
A String
Introducing Shifting
Appendix: How to Use
I. Getting Acquainted
1. Play as written
2. "The Long and Short of it." (Playing in Rhythms)
II. Training the Eye
1. "Odds and Evens"
2. "Meet Me in St. Louis"
3. "The Ruler is King" (Buddy System)
III. Speed Tracks for Velocity
IV. Agility
V. The Flexible Fourth Finger
 
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