Kinsey, Herbert: Elementary Progressive Studies, Set II 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 II: 1st and 3rd Positions [Herbert Kinsey]; 1. For Finger Facility and legato Crossing of the Strings [Herbert Kinsey]; 2. Martele Bowing at the Point [Herbert Kinsey]; 3. For developing Suppleness of the Wrist [Herbert Kinsey]; 4. Spiccato Bowing [Herbert Kinsey]; 5. Arpeggio Study [Herbert Kinsey]; 6. For Mordents [Herbert Kinsey]; 7. Preparatory Exercise for Chromatic Scales [Herbert Kinsey]; 8. For the further development of martele Bowing at the Point [Herbert Kinsey]; 9. Trills [Herbert Kinsey]; 10. For developing quickness and firmness in Changing the Bow [Herbert Kinsey]; 11. Detached and Martele Bowing [Herbert Kinsey]; 12. For Syncopation and Accuracy of Rests [Herbert Kinsey]; 13. Extension of the 4th Finger [Herbert Kinsey]; 14. Double Stopping [Herbert Kinsey]; 15. Chromatic Intervals [Herbert Kinsey]; 16. Irregular placings of the Fingers [Herbert Kinsey]; 17. Finger Facility and Legato Crossing of the Strings [Herbert Kinsey]; 18. Half Position [Herbert Kinsey]; 19. 3rd Position throughout [Herbert Kinsey]; 20. 1st and 3rd Positions. Open String Shifts only [Herbert Kinsey]; 21. 1st and 3rd Positions. Open String Shifts only [Herbert Kinsey]; 22. 1st and 3rd Positions. Portamento [Herbert Kinsey]; 23. 1st and 3rd Positions. Scale Passages [Herbert Kinsey]; 24. 1st and 3rd Positions. Detached Bowing [Herbert Kinsey]

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Weight 94 g

ABRSM Publishing

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Herbert, Kinsey

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Elementary Progressive Studies (ABRSM)