- Practice by Simon Fischer
- The essential follow-up to the principles presented in Simon Fischer's Basics. An integrated resource for the serious student.
- Includes introductory text, instructional text, instructional photos, musical examples, standard notation, bowings, and fingerings.
- 50 step-by-step practice methods, with over 750 musical examples, and 100 photographs which clarify physical aspects of playing.
With introductory text, instructional text, instructional photos, musical examples, standard notation, bowings, fingerings and thematic index, this essential follow-up guide extends the principles presented in Basics by Simon Fischer and applies them more fully to the violin repertoire. First time violinists are offered an integrated resource which provides problem solving guidance for the most awkward passages the player is likely to encounter. Gain insight into how to achieve: double stopping in Wieniawski; chromatic glissandi in Saint-Saens; left hand pizzicato in Sarasate; harmonics in Bartok; technical control in Mozart; chords in Bach sonatas; improved intonation in Bruch's Violin Concerto; string crossing in Ysaye; ricochet bowing in Paganini. 336 pages!