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Welcome to the LibGuide created for AM 298-40 Violin Studio Class (Shapiro). I'm happy to help you with locating various materials relating to the violin and researching composers, compositions, and other topics relevant to the study of violin. Please let me know when you have questions by contacting me via LibChat, phone, or e-mail (all listed to your right!). To navigate around this guide, click on the blue tabs at the top of this guide. Each tab represents a page of information!
Books in our Collection
Below are a few of the books that we have in our collection related to the study of the Violin and String Pedagogy.
The Fiddle by
Publication Date: 2009-08-01
"The fiddle handbook is a practical course in modern fiddle playing, from buying and maintaining and instrument to the whole range of today's styles, including Irish, Scottish, klezmer, old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, blues, and rock. As well as showing you how to play in these styles and more, it includes detailed accounts of their development and their most celebrated players"--Page 4 of cover.
Kreutzer for Violin Mastery by
Publication Date: 2006
Forty-two etudes and caprices with instructional notes for each, with accompanying DVDs and CDs of instruction and recordings.
Szigeti on the Violin by
Publication Date: 1970
Reminiscences, insights into great music and musicians, innumerable tips for practicing violinists. Includes 385 musical passages.
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