Kinsey, Herbert: Elementary Progressive Studies, Set I for Viola


These books of studies provide invaluable practice material for the building of technique. The Elementary Progressive Studies, in three sets of 24 studies transcribed for viola, comprehensively explore viola playing in the various positions indicated and a note at the head of each study shows further the technical skill to be developed.

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Elementary Progressive Studies – Set I: 1st Position [Herbert Kinsey]; 1. Semitones between 1st and 2nd Fingers [Herbert Kinsey]; 2. Semitones between 2nd and 3rd Fingers [Herbert Kinsey]; 3. Legato Crossing of Strings [Herbert Kinsey]; 4. Exercise for Strengthening the Fingers [Herbert Kinsey]; 5. Scale Passages. Firm Bowing [Herbert Kinsey]; 6. Legato Playing [Herbert Kinsey]; 7. Scale Passages [Herbert Kinsey]; 8. Occasional use of 4th Finger [Herbert Kinsey]; 9. Exercise for Strengthening the Fingers [Herbert Kinsey]; 10. Exercise for Lifting the Bow [Herbert Kinsey]; 11. Preparatory Exercise for Trills [Herbert Kinsey]; 12. Arpeggio Exercise [Herbert Kinsey]; 13. Varied Bowings [Herbert Kinsey]; 14. Preparatory Exercise for Trills [Herbert Kinsey]; 15. Varied Bowings [Herbert Kinsey]; 16. Preparatory Exercise for Trills [Herbert Kinsey]; 17. Exercise for Developing the Independence of the Fingers with legato bowing [Herbert Kinsey]; 18. Lifted Bowing near the Heel [Herbert Kinsey]; 19. Preparatory Exercise for Trills, with Scale Passages [Herbert Kinsey]; 20. Spiccato Bowing [Herbert Kinsey]; 21. Exercise for the smooth joining of the Bows [Herbert Kinsey]; 22. Scale Passages and Spiccato Bowing [Herbert Kinsey]; 23. Varied Bowings [Herbert Kinsey]; 24. Varied Bowings [Herbert Kinsey]

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Herbert, Kinsey

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Elementary Progressive Studies (ABRSM)