Scales in First Position for Violin composed by Harvey S. Whistler. For Orchestra, Violin. String Method. 32 pages. Rubank Publications #RUBL185. Published by Rubank Publications (HL.4472540).
ISBN 1423444868. 9x12 inches.
This excellent scale book for beginning and intermediate violinists covers all keys up to three sharps/flats and their relative minors. Exercises are made interesting (and effective) with the use of numerous formats, including:
•Slurred, staccato, detached and détaché bowings
•Rhythmic exercises in all time signatures for both scales and arpeggios
•Long tone scales for tone study
•Scales in broken thirds and broken sixths
Also includes a full page each of daily scale exercises and chromatic exercises.