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.
ETUDES AND CAPRICES
Etude No 37 for two violins (Music text example)
Etude No 38 for two violins
Etude No 21 from Etudes Classiques, ор. 21
Etude No 70 from Etudes d'artistes, ор. 36
Etude No 71 from Etudes d'artistes, ор. 36
Etude No 73 from Etudes d'artistes, ор. 36
Theme with variations in the form of etudes (fragment)
Etude No 7, op. 2, No 3
Etude No 19, ор. 35
Etude No 10, ор. 35
Etude No 31 from 32 Etudes, ор. 38
Etude-Caprice No 7 for two violins, ор. 18
Caprice No 1 (Music text example)
Caprice No 5 (fragment)
Nel cor piú non mi sento (fragment)
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst
Etude No 6 The Last Rose of Summer (fragment)