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Fingering

Heinrich Schenker

in The Art of Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151510
eISBN:
9780199871582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151510.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

By means of numerous examples, this chapter shows that fingering, rather than merely facilitating the execution of a figure or passage, should be used as a tool to express the musical meaning behind ... More


The Clarinet in the Classical Period

Albert Rice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195342994
eISBN:
9780199865666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342994.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Beginning in 1760, the clarinet was transformed from a rarely seen baroque instrument into an essential piece of the classical ensemble. Barely half a century later, in 1812, Iwan Müller developed ... More


Playing the Hautboy

Bruce Haynes

in The Eloquent Oboe: A History of the Hautboy from 1640 to 1760

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337259
eISBN:
9780199864225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337259.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In a period when players often moved from instrument to instrument, techniques were freely borrowed, and in a sense, individual instruments did not have their own separate techniques. How the hautboy ... More


“One Should Not Make a Rule”

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the 1950s and 1960s, a group of Dutch musicians created one of the world centers of what we now call the early music movement. Through the work of the Kuijken brothers, the recorder virtuoso Frans ... More


Traces of Fingers

Peter Szendy

in Phantom Limbs: On Musical Bodies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267057
eISBN:
9780823272303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267057.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

François Couperin, in his Art of Playing the Harpsichord, notes the movement of the fingers. Superposed over the musical notation properly speaking, this digital score constitutes, for the first ... More


Shifting Positions in Conjunction with the Musical Goals of the Violinist

Yuri Yankelevich

in The Russian Violin School: The Legacy of Yuri Yankelevich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199917600
eISBN:
9780190607821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917600.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The problem of shifting positions along the fingerboard is one of the most important problems in violin playing. This multifaceted study analyzes the technique of shifting in historical context and ... More


Yankelevich’s Methodological System

Vladimir Grigoryev

in The Russian Violin School: The Legacy of Yuri Yankelevich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199917600
eISBN:
9780190607821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917600.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Vladimir Grigoryev (1927-1997) generalizes material from Yankelevich’s seminars and lessons that he was able to record over the course of more than fifteen years. He outlines key aspects of ... More


Refingering

Lora Deahl and Brenda Wristen

in Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190616847
eISBN:
9780190616878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616847.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Fingering is a craft developed over an entire lifetime of experience. Wise choices not only expedite music learning but also provide a first line of defense against the difficulties of ... More


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