Book 1: Our new edition of the famed Wohlfahrt Etudes is a masterclass in book form by violin all-star Rachel Barton Pine. She discusses dyanmics, augments Wohlfahrt’s own bowing suggestions with her own, and provides solid advice for approach to the Etudes. With all of this, the book includes a DVD with performances of all Etudes by Matthew Lipman and MP3 tracks for study. Not just a new edition, Pine’s approach to Wohlfahrt is holistic guidance to ensure the best possible use of this standard pedagogical foundation.
Book 2: Leading concert violinist and recording artist Rachel Barton Pine considers the Wohlfahrt studies to be an early and essential piece of the student’s progressive repertoire, and augments the Wohlfahrt with her own insights, extended bowing suggestions, dynamics, and advice on approaching the Foundation Studies. Included with this beautiful new edition is a DVD, featuring all Etudes performed by Matthew Lipman, as well as listening tracks (MP3) for all. The Wohlfahrt Foundation Studies is now ready to help the next generation of violists on the road to concert music.Carl Fischer Music