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RUSTY VIOLINS: COVID-19 EXERCISES!


SCALES
- Online Metronome - Play A-440 as a reference
- 3-octave scales fingering - Arpeggios
- Bowing Exercises - 1st Position - 1st to 3rd Position
- Intervals (Lento!) - sound
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STUDIES
- Kreutzer: Studies #2, 3, 5 - Study #2: Bowing Exercises
- Fiorillo: 36 Studies
- Ševčík: Study #5 (recommended by Helen Smith)
- Guy Michelmore: Music Theory in 16 minutes!!
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SHIFTING EXERCISES
-"The Seven Position of the Violin" by Basil Althus (Cramer Music)
- - Positions 1-5 on the Violin
- Douglas: Violin Shifting Exercises (all keys!) (pdf) - Sound (midi)
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INTERMEDIATE PIECES
- Elgar: 'Chanson de Matin' and 'Nimrod'
- Hess: 'Ladies in Lavender' - piano accomp.
- Gershwin: 'Embraceable You' - piano accomp.
- Sherwin: 'A Nightingale Sang in B. Square' - piano accomp
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JANE'S FOLK TUNES
- "Winster Gallop": Jane - Melodeon
- "Salmon Tails": Jane - Melodeon - fiddle band - Jane's band - sheet music
- "100 Pipers": Jane - Fiddle+Guitar: in G - in A - Sheet music: in G - in A
- "100 Pipers" by sections: A1 - A2 - A3 - A4 - B1 - B2 - B3
- "Cock o' the North": slowly (in A) - a bit faster (in A) - fast (in A)!
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ADVANCED PIECES
- Gershwin: Summertime - piano accomp.
- Gershwin: I Got Rhythm - piano accomp.
- Elgar: Salut d'Amour (E) - piano accomp. (E) - 5 lessons Nicola Benedetti
- Elgar: Salut d'Amour (D) - piano accomp. (D)

- Bach: 'Matthew Passion' #47 - YouTube (Tim Mead) - YouTube (A440)
- Gade: Jealousy (tango) - piano accomp. - professionals - Young!!
- Piazzola: 'Oblivion' - Solo violin - violin 1 - violin 2 - YouTube
- Gershwin: "Lullaby" (string qtet) - violin 1 - violin 2 - Recording: full - edited with cuts

- Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik-1 - parts (Steve Bingham) - TRY IT!!
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RUSTY FLUTE QUARTET/QUINTET (Ann, Douglas, Doug, Alan and Sue)
- Mozart: G maj KV-285aC maj KV-285bD maj KV-285A maj KV-298
- Fürstenau: Op 39 E maj IIIIIIOp 60 Ab ◊ Op 62 F maj ◊ Op 74 Bb
- Jan Brandts Buys (Dutch, 1868-1933) Flute Quintet in D major, Op. 21
- Bach: Orchestral Suite #2FluteViolin1Violin2ViolaCello


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