Violin Bow Technique by Fintan Murphy. For Violin. String - Violin DVD; Technique Musicianship. DVD-ROM. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.78-29994).
Violin Bow Technique, a new multimedia DVD-ROM by Fintan Murphy, shows you how you can develop and improve your bowing skills. More than 150 video clips in 11 chapters cover all the major bowstrokes, complete with the steps needed to develop artistic and advanced bowing. Violin Bow Technique is a wonderful fusion of Fintan Murphy’s in-depth research into bowing technique with state-of-the-art multimedia software. For players and teachers of violin and viola at all levels.
"In addition to being a highly useful tool for a student or teacher, this collection gives a rare and brilliant glimpse into the sequential thought process of a very good teacher. A student of pedagogy will have a field day here tracing the careful development of bowing technique from an obvious master teacher"
- American String Teacher magazine.
Location: from Pownal, VT
March 17, 2012
This DVD was very helpful to me. I really appreciate being able to watch, mimic and learn from an expert instead of having to read a thousand directions in a book. My playing has improved since I bought this DVD. I wish the DVD would play in my DVD player...
8 of 18 people found this review helpful.
John, String teacher & performer
Location: from Melbourne, Australia
January 20, 2009
Attention violin teachers & students!
Contrary to the review provided by Mike P. I would highly recommend this valuable resource to teachers and serious students of the violin. The DVD is comprehensive, user friendly and successful in the presentation of the salient features and practices of bowing technique with reference to current research in string...
23 of 41 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Sydney, Australia
January 19, 2009
Wonderful violin bowing lessons
This is an amazing DVDROM. It's incredibly comprehensive, wonderfully set out and really easy to use. The software runs identically on Windows and Mac. I've been working with it for six months now, the material ranges from the basics of bowing to some very advanced strokes, and I'm nowhere near...
24 of 41 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Melbourne Austrslia
September 7, 2008
I self learn the violin basics mostly from Mel Bays 'All can play the violin' DVD.I wanted to improve my bowing techniques and bought the above DVD for AUD 50.00. I think I got ripped off. Because the sessions were badly organised, unfriendly and waste of time and effort spent...
16 of 38 people found this review helpful.