“Master Second Position with Finger Patterns” educates violinists how to play in second position via six different finger patterns. The book focuses on finger relationships on the same string and across the instrument. This book also focuses on distinct issues typically neglected in other method books; low one in second position.
Many violinists after years of study, still struggle with how notes relate to each other across the strings and this method book, in a beautiful melodic way, addresses these issues. Practice techniques of checking pitches with open strings and lower positions to stay on track with intonation, are melodically implemented directly into the exercises.
“Master Second Position” is perfect for second position newbies and seasoned second position players wanting to improve intonation. The exercises practiced at a faster tempo can help more advanced players discover and fix their second position inconsistencies.
This is volume one in a 2 volume series. This volume works through 6 different finger patterns from "C" Natural, low 2 in first position. Volume 2 works violinists through 5 different patterns from "C#", High 2 in first position.