Barbara Barber: Scales for Advanced Violinists
Scales for Advanced Violinists is a technical source book for violinists compiled and edited by Barbara Barber. This 27-page book presents practice suggestions and ideas to take the monotony away from scale practice and to develop and improve evenness, clarity, agility, speed, and intonation. The circle of 5ths is presented with 1st position finger patterns. Scales and arpeggios are written out with rhythmic variations and different combinations of bowings. Octaves, thirds, sixths, fingered octaves and tenths as well as harmonics, broken thirds, and chromatic scales are also presented with practice suggestions. This is an excellent guide for advanced students and teachers.