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The Orchestral Violinist's Companion

  • Price: 83.00 USD
  • Instrument: Violin
  • Author: Wulfhorst, Martin
  • Publisher: Bärenreiter
  • ISBN: 9783761817582
  • Product #: WULFH001

  • The Orchestral Violinist's Companion published by Bärenreiter.

    Volumes 1 and 2.

This 2 Volume Set is a guide to the art of playing the violin in a professional orchestra. It is a workbook, reference tool, and textbook for

  • conservatory and college students who are preparing for an orchestral career.
  • audition candidates at the beginning or at the later stages in their career.
  • string teachers, conductors, and composers.
  • classes for conservatories, universities, and summer programs.

The Orchestral Violinist's Companion provides a comprehensive survey of the vast range of skills and knowledge an orchestral player needs: strategies for practicing and sight-reading, bowing and left-hand technique, pizzicato and other special techniques, ensemble playing and command of rhythms, knowledge of notation and performance practice, familiarity with a core repertoire of orchestral works, audition preparation, and strategies for coping with career issues including the physical and mental stresses of long-term orchestral work.

Excerpts from more than 340 works by 87 composers are provided with bowings, fingerings, metronome markings, stylistic suggestions, and tips for practicing.

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