Violin Method – 6 levels to success


Florian Meierott & Iris Schmid, Violin Method, Early Start Book (Level 1), 2nd edition

ISBN 978-3-9814638-0-4 (german version)

 

  • This book is the ideal starting point for children from 1–5 years old. For older children and adult beginners we recommend starting with Book 2.
  • learning the first finger pattern
  • becoming aware of the different strings and fingers
  • learning the basics of pitch notation
  • recognising basic durations from semibreves (whole notes) to quavers (eighth notes), including dotted minims (half notes) and crotchets (quarter notes)
  • basic rhythmical patterns
  • learning to use the bow: up and down bows, slurs, portato, retaking and saving the bow, changing strings and upbeats.
  • mastering many songs and classical melodies in the first finger patterns
  • precise rhythmical training

 

153 pages in large colour print

Violin Method, Stage 1

19,50 €

  • 0,7 kg
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Florian Meierott, Violin Method, Level 2, 2nd expanded edition

ISBN 978-3-9814638-1-1 (german version)

 

 

  • ideal starting point for 5-6 year olds and adult beginners
  • 2nd expanded edition with many photos of finger patterns, which are clearly incorporated into the music exmples
  • many daily exercises to prepare position changes, which can be used without having to read specific pitches
  • mastery of the G-major and E-minor scales with string changes and finger preparation
  • learning detaché, slurs and staccato
  • smooth string crossing using shoulder and wrist flexibility
  • building endurance with more extended and complex pieces including key changes
  • specific left hand training with finger exercises
  • specific bow training
  • development of harmonic sense by means of scales and studies with piano accompaniment
  • introduction to musical symbols and expression marks such as pauses, forte and piano
  • understanding all the major and minor intervals
  • understanding all the accidentals
  • introduction of double stops
  • easily understandable preparatory exercises for changing position
  • comprehensive rhythm and theory training
  • over 3 hours of music with playback CD in various tempi

 

 

143 pages in colour

Violin Method, Stage 2

19,50 €

  • 0,6 kg
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Florian Meierott, Violin Method, Level 3, 2nd edition

ISBN 978-3-9814638-2-8 (german version)

 

 

  • secure grasp of all the common key signatures
  • recognising performance indications and tempo markings
  • increased agility
  • new bowing techniques such as sautillé and arpeggios
  • virtuoso pieces by Paganini und Bach compositions in a simplified form, and Haydn string quartets
  • chromatic scales and passages
  • more advanced double stopping
  • comprehensive rhythm training
  • music theory and history
  • Play-along CD in comfortable tempi available separately (over 4 hours long)
  • specific exercises for position changes

 

191 pages 

Violin Method, Stage 3

19,50 €

  • 0,75 kg
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Florian Meierott, Violin Method, Level 4

ISBN 978-3-9814638-3-5 (german version)

 

 

 

  • mastering the 3rd position including scales
  • changing from 1st position to 3rd
  • edited versions with fingering and bowings of the Bach A-minor Concerto, Vivaldi A-minor and G-major concertos and Dvořák Sonatina using only 1st and 3rd positions.
  • Double stopping in 1st and 3rd positions
  • 2nd position in scales, intervals anf arpeggios
  • comprehensive practice material in 2nd position
  • many performance pieces in the first three positions (Mozart string quartets, complete Bach double concerto and other well-known compositions)
  • Over 7 hours of play-along files which can be downloaded

 

139 pages

Violin Method, Stage 4

19,50 €

  • 0,55 kg
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Florian Meierott, Violin Method, Level 5, 2nd edition

ISBN 978-3-9814638-4-2 (german version)

 

 

  • mastering all the positions
  • music theory relevant to the violin
  • introduction to the masterpieces of the repertoire with moderately difficult cadenzas :

           Bach A-minor Concerto

           Haydn G-major Concerto

           Mozart G-major Concerto

           Bach D-minor Double Concerto

           Vivaldi Four Seasons

  • A selection of Bach‘s solo pieces
  • Various studies and scale exercises
  • complete play-along recordings in moderate tempo for all the pieces in Book 5

 

 

151 pages

Violin Method, Stage 5

19,50 €

  • 0,6 kg
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  • 1 - 3 Tage Lieferzeit / 1- 3 days shipping time1