The author of this book is Yair Kless, prominent Israeli violinist and teacher. Many of his pupils won awards at various International competitions.
The book is dedicated solely to this specific stroke, that often presents a serious problem on the way of violin skill development. The exercises comprised in the album are aimed at the bow grip development and control of the sound quality.
Apart from various exercises the book contains explanation materials by well known violinists and teachers regarding this stroke. The material is arranged by the principle of increasing difficulty.
The book is addressed to the senior forms of music schools.
Thrown staccato (
Springing of tremolo
Springing bow arpeggio
Practice on scales
Practice оп double stops and chords
Exercises for staccato élastique and ricochet
40 Variations for application of thrown stroke, op. 3 (fragment)
ETUDES AND CAPRICES
50 Variations on Gavotte by Corelli (fragment)
Capriсе No 5 (Labyrinth)
Etude No 2 from 24 Etudes (Music text example)
Etude No 24 from Violin School
Etude No 7 from Mécanisme de l'abehet