Violin First Finger Exercises

By , 9 October 2014

Violin First Finger Exercises

Progressing from the open string exercises, here is my transcription of Alison's first finger exercises for violin written in Mobile Music Notation. First, her tutorial:

And my transcription of the exercises (G3=1) with the images I use to remember the music.

Violin First Finger Exercises

1. Discover the Door Handle

  • 1 5 6 5 : 2́ 5 6 5
  • 2́ 2́ 3́ 2́ : 5 6 1 ~

2. Distracted by the Puppy Dog

  • 6́ 7́ 6́ : 2́ 3́ 2́ : 5 6 5 : 1 2 1
  • 6 6 6 : 2́

3. Solving the Door Handle

  • 6́ 2́ 3́ 2́ : 5 2́ 3́ 2́ : 2́ 2́ 3́ 2́
  • 6́ 7́ 7́ 6́ : 2́ 5 5 ~

4. Peek in, Peek out

  • 7́ ~ 6́ ~ : 3́ ~ 2́ ~
  • 56 56 2́ 3́ : 6́7́ 6́7́ 2́ 3́

5. Puppy runs in

  • 6́6́ 6́6́ 7́ 7́ : 2́2́ 2́2́ 3́ 2́
  • 6́6́ 7́7́ 2́2́ 3́2́ : 5 ~ ~ ~

6. Dad comes looking

  • 12 12 56 56 : 3́3́ 6́6́ 7́ 7́
  • 7́6́ 7́6́ 3́2́ 3́2́ : 56 65 1 ~

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Violin First Finger Exercises

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