The Essential Sevcik; a Critical Collection of the Most Important Exercises for Violin Technique
Author: Otakar Sevcik
Pubpsher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing
(LKM Music). The Essential Sevcik is a compendium of the finest, most time-saving learning material by Otakar Sevcik ever assembled in a single volume. It is indispensable for building a thorough, virtuoso technique and an important part of the daily practice regimen for the accomplished artist. These exercises are to be practiced with total concentration and attention to the smallest detail. The clear and straight forward organization of this volume will facilitate finding the most suitable practice material for every violinist.
Since 1901, Otakar Sevcik's works have formed the basis of many schools of string playing around the world. Thousands of players continue to find Sevcik an invaluable aid to technical development. In practising Sevcik, as in playing scales, etudes, or pieces there are always four main headings to consider: purity of intonation, evenness of tone, exactness of rhythm and physical freedom and ease. Opus 1 Part 1 focuses on exercises in the first position.