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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Below is a list of searches using subject headings that may prove useful when searching for violin materials in VuFind, the online library catalog. Using quotation marks will return results containing the exact phrasing of the subject heading.
Provides convenient access to a body of solo, recital, concerto, and chamber music literature that will enrich the repertoire of the violinist. Includes a biographies section which briefly summarizes the life and work of women composers from the Baroque to 20th century American and International. The music section identifies and describes compositions in 12 genre categories. The discography organizes recorded works by composer and by title. Reference and Research Book News This bibliography enhances the repertoire of the violinist by providing convenient access to a new solo recital, concerto, and chamber music literature: the music of women composers.
A wonderful guide for both teachers and performers. Krayk covers all major points including holding the instrument, left hand technique, right hand technique, acoustics and tone production, and technical development. This is a valuable reference tool for any technical problem encountered by teacher or student.
Jack Pernecky, in collaboration with Lorraine Fink, presents a comprehensive volume on teaching violin. Teachers of beginners, college pedagogy teachers, and classroom and studio teachers will all find pertinent information to expand their tools for teaching. In addition to extensive coverage of aspects of technique, the book addresses note reading, musical form, relationships between repertoire and scales, practicing effectively, and many other topics.