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The Teaching of Action in String Playing

By Paul Rolland

Composed by Paul Rolland. Reference Textbooks; Technique Musicianship; Textbook - Instrumental. 240 pages. Alfred Music #98-ASTASP01. Published by Alfred Music (AP.98-ASTASP01).

Item Number: AP.98-ASTASP01

ISBN 9781883026196. English.

A guide to the Rolland approach to teaching, written by Paul Rolland. Rolland was a remarkable violinist, and he left a unique legacy for the string playing and teaching world. Here he discusses principles of movement in playing, rhythm training, holding the bow, left hand and finger placements, shifting, and developing flexibility. This first-hand account of his method is now considered a standard teaching resource for string teachers. This remarkable violinist has left a unique legacy for the string playing and teaching world. 228 pages.

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    Dr. Yara Vieira
    Santa Maria, Brazil
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  • August 08, 2012 The teaching of action in string playing

    It is one important item of the violin teaching literature. It is the only book that considers profound aspects of total body usage in violin performance. It is a pity that the edition is spiral bound, and the photographs are not as high quality as the written material deserved.

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