Arm vibrato

Publication for violin and viola

96 pages, consequently bilingual (German-English) with more than 100 QR codes*, that link to videos and further information | 1st Edition 2021 | 19,95€ | ISBN 978-3-00-068280-3 | By Erdmute Maria Hohage

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The collection

39 Practice ideas with 90 Variations for all levels of violin and viola players. Focus of the collection:

  • Independence of both hands
  • forming the arm vibrato conciously
  • vibrating through notes
  • Link to other instrumental playing techniques e.g.:changes of hand position, legato, double grip vibrato, preparing the vibrato with chords, changing fingers.

STRUCTURE - OUTLINE - TOPICS

Introduction
  • Selecting exercises and setting goals
  • 2 paths - 4 items of equipment
  • The health aspect and vibrato
  • Seeing, Listening, Moving, Feeling, Breathing
  • Conscious "guiding"
  • Relaxation
  • Using the back roller
  • Using the foot rollers
  • Activating a sense of balance
  • Using the studded rubber mat
  • Flexibility while maintaining stability
Chapter 1
  • Finger joints: Gentle loosening up of the finger joints
  • End finger joints: Flexibility of the end finger joints
  • Arm muscles: Arm fitness for basic arm movement
  • Football: Finger and hand fitness
  • Pizzicato: Strengthening of the fingers and refinement of the finger position
  • Window knocking: Introducing basic arm movement with an auditory cue
  • Back I: Internalising basic movement
  • Free swinging: Free swinging while keeping thumb in fixed position
  • Flageolet I: Introducing finger pressure
  • Flageolet II: Internalising finger pressure
Chapter 2
  • Guitar: Introducing guided movements
  • Changing positions: Basic arm/finger movements with a sense of space
  • Back II: Internalising basic arm/finger movements
  • Rhythmisation I: Introducing rhythmisation
  • Rhythmisation II: Internalising rhythm with arm/finger and feet in "parallel"
  • Rhythmisation III: Internalising rhythmisation with arm/finger and "independent" feet
  • Rhythmisation IV: Introducing rhythm with the bow ("dependently")
  • Rhythmisation V: Internalising rhythm with the bow ("dependently")
  • Bridge-bowing: Introducing independence of bowing and vibrato speed
  • Air-bowing: Intensifying independence of bowing and vibrato speed
  • Back III: Intensifying independence of bowing and vibrato speed through rhythmisation
  • Flageolet legato: Independence in Legato
  • Flageolet-Changes of Hand position-Legato: ndependence in Legato with changes of hand position
  • Independence I: Independence of arm/finger, bow and feet
Chapter 3
  • Changing fingers I: Preparing the vibrating through notes
  • Changing fingers II: Introducing the vibrating through notes in legato
  • Cleaning cloth: Preparing basic arm movement for vibrato with changes of hand position
  • Changes of hand position I: Preparing the vibrating through notes for vibrato with changes of hand position
  • hanges of hand position II: Intensifying the vibrating through notes for vibrato with changes of hand position
  • Double grip pizzicato: Coordination and finger fitness for the double grip vibrato
  • Double grips I: Preparing double grip vibrato
  • Double grips II: Introducing shifting with an anchor finger
  • Double grips III: Introducing shifting without an anchor finger
  • Double grips IV: Internalising shifting without an anchor finger
  • Double grips V: Introducing independence of bowing in double grip vibrato
  • Double grips VI: Introducing independence when shifting with an anchor finger
  • Double grips VII: Introducing independence when shifting without an anchor finger
  • Double grips VIII: Internalising shifting without an anchor finger
  • Independence II: Independence of arm/finger, bow and feet when shifting