Fiddle Magic composed by Sally O'reilly. Orchestra. For strings. Method book. Fiddle Magic. Elementary. Method book. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.WS8VN).
Nip the technical hang-ups of intermediate and advanced players early in their instruction with this extraordinary book of first and third position exercises that precisely isolate the myriad of problems that violinists confront. Exercises focus on: Strengthening the left hand using the neglected fourth finger. Allowing time for depth of finger placement. Refining finger motion. Hearing high/low contrasts. Developing flexibility and independence of finger placement. Concentrating on "high thirds" in major keys and "low thirds" in minor keys Executing accurate shifts from first to third position.