Violin Intermediate Week #2
List of Goals for the week:
Scale: 2 octave G scale
Technique: Note Reading Review
Repertoire: Dona Nobis Pacem full first phrase notes
This week we put both octaves of the G scale together. Be careful to use high second fingers on G and D and low second fingers on A and E and be mentally prepared for when the switch happens. We also reviewed note reading and added the notes for the rest of the first phrase of Dona Nobis Pacem.
Assignment for next week
Comfortable play the two octave G scale with two bows per note and rests
Comfortably (and slowly) play through the notes of the full first phrase of Dona Nobis Pacem.
How to Practice this at home
G Scale: Practice each octave individually twice, then play the whole scale 3 times with all the right notes, clear tone and good intonation.
Dona Nobis Pacem: Go through the music away from the violin saying the notes out loud 5-10 times. Circle open strings and mark note names and fingers accordingly. Play each half of the phrase 7-10 times. Play through the first phrase 3-5 times.