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The Lost Position: Adventures in Half Position, Twelve Intermediate- and Advanced-Level Pieces for Solo Violin

By Steven Kruse & Penny Thompson Kruse

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Violin - Advanced - Digital Download
Composed by Steven Kruse & Penny Thompson Kruse. 21st Century, Contemporary Classical, Method, Etudes and Exercises, Technique Training. Individual Part. 21 pages. Published by String Play for All (S0.608689).

Item Number: S0.608689

Half position receives only slight attention in most etudesand studies. Knowledge of half position is essential for violinists andviolists, especially when performing late romantic and contemporary music. Youstudents will find these short character pieces charming and challenging. Atthe same time they will be learning essential fingering. Book 1 contains six pieceson an intermediate level, introducing basic half position finger patterns and amoderate use of chromaticism. Book 2 contains six pieces on an advanced level,with extensive chromaticism and use of double stops and chords. Pieces rangefrom 30 seconds to two minutes in length.

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