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The Orchestral Violinist's Companion, books 1 & 2, complete; Martin Wulfhorst - Barenreiter Verlag


This volume imparts knowledge and skills essential for the orchestral violinist, extending on the musician's high school or university education. This advice and training manual is intended to serve as a guide for the full course of a musician's career - from the preparation for an audition to the long-term heavy work load in an orchestra. The volumes cover an abundance of themes, including:

  • - Practice techniques
  • - Sight-reading
  • - Daily practice routine
  • - Looking after your body
  • - Bow technique and tone production
  • - Left hand technique
  • - Pizzicato technique and other special techniques
  • - Rhythm and ensemble playing
  • - Notation and performance practice
  • - Preparing of orchestral parts
  • - Italian, French and German terms and abbreviations
  • - Knowledge of style
  • - Development of a core repertoire
  • - Preparation for auditions
  • - Coping with stage fright
  • - Coping with orchestral life
  • - Appreciation for the orchestra as a social environment
  • - Coping with the long-term physical and mental pressures in an orchestra
Book Type: For Learning and Fun, Methods
Publisher: Barenreiter Verlag
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