Ivan galamian principles of violin playing and teaching

Write a customer review. Suitable for violin teachers and students of all ages and levels, this guide presents general principles and offers practical suggestions related to posture, holding the instrument and bow, vibrato movements, intonation, tone production, bowing patterns, double stops, trills, and many other facets of playing and practice. Cynthia Staruck rated it really liked it Oct 11,

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Principles of Violin Playing and Teaching

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I was surprised at the accessibility and openness of this book, it looks at violin technique from unique perspectives and delves into the basic skills that underlie even the most difficult violin technique. He emphasizes how each individual is different and needs to find their own balance and feel, yet he is not vague and wishy-washy, because he provides exercises for each technique which I have screenshotted and am sure to use!

Classical rated it it was amazing Sep 24, I would recommend violinist at any skill level consider reading this book. To ask other readers questions about Principles of Violin Playing and Teachingplease sign up.

Well written and illustrated. But for someone like me, who has been studying the craft for a number of years, Galamian not only tells you how to play, but how to practice, and throughout, how to teach. Share your thoughts with other customers. Art of Practising the Violin: Violin Concerto in A Minor, Op. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A History of Musical Style.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. This book presents Galamian's philosophy of teaching and practice methods as he wrote them and used them to produce astonishing results with students.

Exercises for Promoting Dexterity. I was making the pinky do all the stretching, whereas I should have been giving part of that job to the first finger, pulling it back, tight and square, rather than leaving it big and round.

His technique in playing shows even without him actually Very useful book, if I teach someone when I finish my studies, I hope I will leave an impression like him on my students. Read reviews that mention ivan galamian playing and teaching violin playing left hand principles of violin many years violin technique right hand teacher was a student reading this book best violin reading this book violin teachers book can help found this book good book violinists advanced guide helpful.

I recently saw a YouTube video of Itzhak Perlman speaking about violin bowing. He taught people like Perlman and Zukerman, as well as countless other professional players of today.

Always principlees to play guitar but didn't know where to start? Relative Values- necessary, but a lot of flexibility subjective Absolute values includes Technical control over the violin and knowledge of the instrument structure, harmony, style Relative Values include interpretation which is subjective. English Choose a language for shopping. The History of Musical Instruments.

Principles of Violin Playing and Teaching by Ivan Galamian

While I am at the Intermediate level, I found this book extremely interesting and full of masterful theory. I was fortunate to have studied with Galamian many years ago.

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