A Manual for Teaching and Self-teaching the Violin
The Violin Lesson offers players of all standards the opportunity to immediately and dramatically improve their technique and understanding of violin playing.
Presented in twelve comprehensive and highly accessible lessons filled with more than 500 music examples and over 350 photographs, it provides fresh approaches to neglected aspects of playing whilst covering all the major areas of violin technique, including: tone production, intonation, changing position, bowing, vibrato, and avoiding injury.
One of the central and original features of Scales by Simon Fischer is that scales are built up gradually, in order to develop good intonation. Taking this approach,
each scale is preceded by studies that build up the tonic, third,
fifth and seventh. An extensive system of "held-down finger lines"
further helps intonation and left-hand stability.
In addition to presenting scales and scales studies in all keys, the
book includes a wide range of related practice material, including: