Before the chinrest : a violinist's guide to the mysteries of pre-chinrest technique and style / Stanley Ritchie.

Author
Ritchie, Stanley [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2012.
Description
xv, 145 p. : music ; 28 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Publications of the Early Music Institute [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction. How to support the pre-chinrest violin
  • Right-hand technique. Tone production ; Bow-strokes ; Chordal technique ; Bow division ; Swift-bows ; Combination strokes
  • Left-hand technique. Position-changing exercises
  • Interpretation. Expression ; Dynamics and nuance ; Tempo ; Ornamentation ; Baroque clichés
  • A technique and intonation practice guide. Tuning ; Exercises starting with the first finger ; Exercises starting on G ; Half-position.
ISBN
  • 9780253223180 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0253223180 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2011001028
OCLC
663954315
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