The Secrets of Tone Production on All Bowed String Instruments by Simon Fischer. Education. 2 DVDs. Duration 4 hours, 10 minutes. Published by Edition Peters (PE.609722862080).
Join internationally-renowned violin teacher Simon Fischer, author of "Basics" and "Practice", as he demonstrates powerful, simple methods of improving tone quality on any bowed string instrument. Simon Fischer plays each exercise and works with twelve students, aged 11-20, as they meet the exercises for the first time on the violin, viola, cello and bass. The smallest amount of work on these simple exercises brings immediate results. Just practice them for a little bit and you will see for yourself. Or teach them to your students and see how quickly their tone is transformed. Two discs, total time 4 hours 10 minutes. Includes: quality of sound, resonance, isolating the elements, playing musically, proportions, bowing parallel to the bridge, making the perfect change of bow, the qualities of the bow, hair and string...and much more. Part 1: Knowing the instrument; Part 2: Five fundamental tone exercises; Part 3: Combinations.