Scales

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Desperado
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Scales

Post by Desperado » Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:29 pm

This is a violin study by kreutzer and is a great scale exercise and I'd thought I'd share imo a must for anyone wanting to practise scales.

soltirefa
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Re: Scales

Post by soltirefa » Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:22 pm

I like it. I really does look like a good scale exercise. Did a Google search and I believe you're playing number 5 from this set of exercises.

https://www.theviolinsite.com/sheet_mus ... etudes.pdf

Rognvald
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Re: Scales

Post by Rognvald » Sat May 04, 2019 3:18 pm

Love it, D! And thanks to Solti for the reference. I'm printing it now. Playing again, Rognvald
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Realstaff
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Re: Scales

Post by Realstaff » Sat May 04, 2019 3:37 pm

Very impressed, rest or free stroke ?

Desperado
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Re: Scales

Post by Desperado » Sun May 05, 2019 6:43 am

Realstaff wrote:
Sat May 04, 2019 3:37 pm
Very impressed, rest or free stroke ?
For this rest stroke im. Lost the triplet rhythm somewhere :( don't normally play this fast. This is a particularly good exercise for patterns in pairs - keep fingers close to the strings. I use number 1 too for string crossing.

Rognvald
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Re: Scales

Post by Rognvald » Sun May 05, 2019 3:58 pm

Played through it yesterday a couple of times. The last time I played in E flat was on the saxophone so it was a bit slow going at first. Another potential exercise based on this music is to take select measures and play them chromatically up/down the neck. For example, I used the first two bars(im/am/rest/free) yesterday in my warm up until they felt smooth and clean. Love scales! Playing again . . . Rognvald
"And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music." Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra

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