Teaching Violin, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass summarizes three centuries of string pedagogical treatises to create a comprehensive resource on methods and approaches to teaching all four bowed string instruments.
Co-written by three performance and pedagogy experts, each specializing in different string instruments, this book is applicable to all levels of instruction. Essays on historical pedagogues are clearly structured to allow for easy comprehension of their philosophies, pedagogical practices, and unique contributions. The book concludes with a section on application through comparative analysis of the historical methods and approaches.
With coverage from the eighteenth century to the present, this book will be invaluable for graduate and undergraduate students of string pedagogy, for string performance educators at all levels, and readers interested in the evolution of string pedagogy.