New Ševčík Variations

A violin bowing masterclass

Ševčík 40 Variations, Op3 performed by Dindin Wang & Dandan Wang
with in-depth analysis and practice tips by Fintan Murphy

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by Fintan Murphy

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Thorough study of the Ševčík Bowing Variations is transformative for any string player. Fintan Murphy explains specific teaching points for each variation and in he explains the fundamental skills necessary to master the bow repertoire in each variation. The performance model by his students reveals Fintan’s artistry as a pedagogue. For anyone who may not have studied these etudes from a master teacher, now is your opportunity to realize the potential of Ševčík’s genius.


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