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Violin Methods and Etudes

Levels:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10



Define the Levels

Level 1

Sassmannshaus, Egon Early Start on the Violin, Books 1
Suzuki, Dr Shinichi
Books 1 & 2



Level 2

Sassmannshaus, Egon Early Start on the Violin, Book 2
Suzuki, Dr. Shinichi
Book 3
Wohlfahrt, Franz 60 Etudes Op. 45, No. 1-17
Trott, Josephine Melodious Double-Stops, Book 1, No. 1-8
Sevcik, Otakar School of Violin Technics, Op. 1, Part 1, No. 1-2



Level 3

Sassmannshaus, Egon Early Start on the Violin, Book 4
Suzuki, Dr. Shinichi
Books 4, 5 and 6
Wohlfahrt, Franz 60 Etudes Op. 45, No. 18 - 37
Kreutzer, Rudolphe 42 Studies, No. 2 - 5
Trott, Josephine Melodious Double-Stops, Book 1
Sevcik, Ottakar
School of Violin Tecnics, Op 1, Part 1, No. 1 - 5



Level 4

Suzuki, Dr Shinichi
Books 7 & 8
Galamian Contemporary Violin Technique
Kayser 36 Studies, Op. 20
Kreutzer 42 Studies
Schradieck School of Violin Technique, Books 1 - 4
Sevcik Double Stops, Op. 9
Sevcik Preparatory Trill Studies, Op. 7
Sevcik School of Bowing Technique, Op. 2
Sevcik School of Violin Technique, Op. 1
Sevcik Shifting, Op. 8
Wohlfahrt 60 Studies, Op. 45



Level 5

Suzuki, Dr. Shinichi
Books 9 & 10
Galamian Contemporary Violin Technique
Kreutzer 42 Studies
Schradieck School of Violin Technique, Books 1 - 4
Sevcik Double Stops, Op. 9
Sevcik Preparatory Trill Studies, Op. 7
Sevcik School of Bowing Technique, Op. 2
Sevcik School of Violin Technique, Op. 1
Sevcik
Shifting, Op. 8



Level 6

Galamian Contemporary Violin Technique
Kreutzer 42 Studies
Sevcik Double Stops, Op. 9
Sevcik Preparatory Trill Studies, Op. 7
Sevcik School of Bowing Technique, Op. 2
Sevcik School of Violin Technique, Op. 1
Sevcik Shifting, Op. 8



Level 7

Dont 24 Caprices, Op. 35
Fiorillo 36 Caprices
Galamian Contemporary Violin Technique
Gavinies 24 Etudes
Kreutzer 42 Studies
Rode 24 Caprices
Sevcik Double Stops, Op. 9
Sevcik Preparatory Trill Studies, Op. 7
Sevcik School of Bowing Technique, Op. 2
Sevcik School of Violin Technique, Op. 1
Sevcik Shifting, Op. 8



Level 8

Dont 24 Caprices, Op. 35
Fiorillo 36 Caprices
Galamian Contemporary Violin Technique
Gavinies 24 Etudes
Kreutzer 42 Studies
Rode 24 Caprices
Sevcik Double Stops, Op. 9
Sevcik Preparatory Trill Studies, Op. 7
Sevcik School of Bowing Technique, Op. 2
Sevcik School of Violin Technique, Op. 1
Sevcik Shifting, Op. 8



Level 9

Galamian Contemporary Violin Technique
Paganini 24 Caprices, Op. 1
Sevcik Double Stops, Op. 9
Sevcik Preparatory Trill Studies, Op. 7
Sevcik School of Bowing Technique, Op. 2
Sevcik School of Violin Technique, Op. 1
Sevcik Shifting, Op. 8
Wieniawski Ecole Moderne, Op.10
Wieniawski Etudes Caprices, Op. 18



Level 10

Ernst Six Polyphonic Etudes
Galamian Contemporary Violin Technique
Paganini 24 Caprices, Op. 1
Sevcik Double Stops, Op. 9
Sevcik Preparatory Trill Studies, Op. 7
Sevcik School of Bowing Technique, Op. 2
Sevcik School of Violin Technique, Op. 1
Sevcik Shifting, Op. 8
Wieniawski Ecole Moderne, Op.10
Wieniawski Etudes Caprices, Op. 18




Definition of Levels 1 - 4


1.    First position with simple finger patterns
       Bow strokes:   legato, detache',
       Simple bow division with whole and half bows

2.    First position with all fingerpatterns
       Double stops with open strings
       Simple harmonics
       Bow strokes:  detache', legato, elementary Martele'

3.    First  through third position with shifting
       Double stops with two fingers
       Three and Four voice chords
       Bow strokes:  detache', legato, martele,' elementary spiccato, elementary sautille,'
       Elementary vibrato on long notes
       Deliberate bow distribution
       Elementary sounding point control

4.    First through Fifth position with shifting
       Smooth and continuous vibrato
       Bow strokes:  martele', spiccato, sautille', colle'
 
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