Topic: Hooked Bowing

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February 3, 2023
Hooked Bowing Exercises

Hone your hooked bowing with these effervescent exercises! Practise these jaunty zigzaggy arpeggio patterns in G, A, Bb, and C major, and soon you'll be hooked!

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February 3, 2023
Voluntary No. 5 - Stanley

John Stanley was an 18th century English composer and organist. Here's our arrangement of one of his particularly triumphant organ voluntaries for violin and piano.

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January 25, 2023
Cheeky Scales

These cheeky little monkeys will help you practise the hooked bowing technique ... G major scales in two octaves, but with some cheeky little chromatic twists!

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January 25, 2023
Humoresque

Dvořák wrote his set of Humoresques in the summer of 1894 when he must have been in a pretty good mood! The 7th one is probably the best known and probably the best!

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January 25, 2023
Pastime with Good Company

Hmm … not sure Henry VIII would provide good company to pass the time with, but he certainly knew how to write a good tune! Great rhythms, too … enjoy!

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January 25, 2023
Paganini - 24th Caprice

Paganini's 24th Caprice is the last of his epic set of caprices. This catchy theme has been the inspiration for a huge number of pieces ... an absolute classic!

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January 25, 2023
Witches' Dance

For a piece about witches, this is a surprisingly chirpy tune! It's full of crisp bowing and sparkling arpeggios. Play it nicely, or you may discover their dark side!

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January 25, 2023
Ronde X

This lovely, lilting, flowing, yearning, dancing Medieval/Renaissance Ronde - written by that mysterious composer ‘Anon.’! - is exclusively arranged for two violins.

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January 25, 2023
Paganini's 24th Caprice - Main Theme

Probably virtuoso violinist Niccolò Paganini's most famous tune! The main theme of Caprice No.24 is joyful and exciting, and played using the hooked bowing technique.

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January 25, 2023
Capriccio I - Vierdank

Johann Vierdank was a German violinist, cornettist and composer of the early 1600s. His Capriccio I features some delightfully imitative interplay between the 2 parts.

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January 25, 2023
Ronde V

Head back to the Renaissance for Ronde V by that mysterious composer ‘Anon.’! It’s a rollicking, frolicking Tudoresque dance, exclusively arranged here for two violins.

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May 23, 2022
Humoresque

Dvořák wrote his set of Humoresques in the summer of 1894 when he must have been in a pretty good mood! The 7th one is probably the best known and probably the best!

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May 15, 2022
Pastime with Good Company

Hmm … not sure Henry VIII would provide good company to pass the time with, but he certainly knew how to write a good tune! Great rhythms, too … enjoy!

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May 14, 2022
Paganini - 24th Caprice

Paganini's 24th Caprice is the last of his epic set of caprices. This catchy theme has been the inspiration for a huge number of pieces ... an absolute classic!

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May 8, 2022
Witches' Dance

For a piece about witches, this is a surprisingly chirpy tune! It's full of crisp bowing and sparkling arpeggios. Play it nicely, or you may discover their dark side!

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March 12, 2022
Voluntary No. 5 - Stanley

John Stanley was an 18th century English composer and organist. Here's our arrangement of one of his particularly triumphant organ voluntaries for violin and piano.

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