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Movement 1: Allegro in E-flat, $10

6 minutes 21 seconds, common time, Allegro con spirito

  • Fingerings:  Flats, trills, scales, fast 16ths, grace notes, arpeggios
  • Shifts: 6th position, fast high passages
  • Articulations:  Fast string crossings, spiccato staccato notes
  • Rhythms:  Tricky fast dotted rhythms
  • Counting:  Common time, some syncopations
  • Notes: Rhythms tricky to read, lots of bow control and left hand finger dexterity needed, unisons with second violin, virtuosic solo passages

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  • Fingerings: Extensions, fast string crossings
  • Shifts: 1/2 position to 6th position
  • Articulations:  Staccato, slurs, hooked notes
  • Rhythms:  Triplets, jumpy 16th note passages
  • Counting:  Off-beat entries
  • Notes:  Some treble clef (at pitch)

Movement 2 Menuetto in E-flat, $5

3 minutes 24 seconds, 3/4 time, Allegretto
  • Fingerings: Flats, accidentals, grace notes
  • Shifts: 3rd position
  • Articulations:  Long sustained notes, sf, fp, legato slurs
  • Rhythms:  Dotted rhythms, tied rhythms
  • Counting:  Fermata, steady 3/4 time
  • Notes:  Vibrato, dynamic contrasts
  • Fingerings: Double stops, flats, accidentals
  • Shifts: 1st position
  • Articulations:  Sf, long sustained notes, legato slurs
  • Rhythms:  Dotted rhythms
  • Counting:  Fermata, steady 3/4 time
  • Notes:  Tricky unison with first violin, vibrato

  • Fingerings:  Extensions, chromatic fingerings
  • Shifts:  3rd position
  • Articulations:  Slurs, staccato across bar lines
  • Rhythms:  Dotted rhythms
  • Counting:  3/4, long rest section
  • Notes:  Strange accidentals


  • Fingerings: Extensions
  • Shifts: 1/2 position to 4th position
  • Articulations:  Multi-bar slurs, some staccato
  • Rhythms:  Short dotted rhythms, lots of up-beat gestures
  • Counting:  Several multi-bar rests
  • Notes:  Change of character at Trio

Movement 3: Adagio in A-flat, $5

3 minutes 58 seconds, 3/8 time.   A-flat is a tricky key, so although the piece is not terribly difficult for other technical reasons, the tuning part will present a challenge. Great for listening
  • Fingerings:  Flats, grace notes, accidentals, trills
  • Shifts: 4th position
  • Articulations:  Sustained phrasing, sf, very soft playing
  • Rhythms:  Triplet and sextuplet 16ths and 32nds
  • Counting:  3/8 time, Complicated rhythms in slower tempo
  • Notes:  Indication for half voice sophisticated marking, long phrases, stylization
  • Fingerings:  Flats, grace notes, accidentals, trills
  • Shifts: 3rd position
  • Articulations:  Sustained phrasing, sf, very soft playing
  • Rhythms:  Tied rhythms
  • Counting:  3/8 time
  • Notes:  Indication for half voice sophisticated marking, long phrases, stylization

  • Fingerings:  Chromatic fingerings
  • Shifts:  3rd position
  • Articulations:  Slurs, ties
  • Rhythms:  Dotted rhythms
  • Counting:  3/8
  • Notes:  Accidentals


  • Fingerings:  Extensions, chromatic fingerings
  • Shifts: 1/2 position to 3rd position
  • Articulations:  Legato
  • Rhythms:  Eighth note motion, some tied notes
  • Counting:  Basic
  • Notes:  Ab is a tricky key, so although the piece is not terribly difficult for other technical reasons, the tuning part will present a challenge. Great for listening.

Movement 4 Finale in E-flat, $3

2 minutes 44 seconds, 2/4 time, Presto
  • Fingerings: Flats, scales, grace notes, accidentals
  • Shifts: 4th position
  • Articulations:  Off the string staccato, dynamic contrasts
  • Rhythms:  Dotted rhythms, tied rhythms
  • Counting:  Tricky tied notes, extended syncopations
  • Notes:  Very fast and rhythmically driven
  • Fingerings: Flats, scales, accidentals, double stops
  • Shifts: Possible in 1st position, ideal to know 4th position
  • Articulations:  Off the string staccato, slurs, dynamic contrasts
  • Rhythms: Syncopation and off beats, pickups
  • Counting:  Rests on downbeats, very fast
  • Notes:  Very fast and rhythmically driven

  • Fingerings:  Extensions, tricky double stops
  • Shifts:  2nd position
  • Articulations:  Stroked staccato, slurs, ties across strings
  • Rhythms:  Dotted rhythms
  • Counting:  2/4, Off-beat entrances


  • Shifts: 1/2 to 4th position
  • Articulations:  Staccato, slurs, hooked notes
  • Rhythms:  Off-beat notes (on 2), dotted rhythms
  • Counting:  2-bar rests
  • Notes:  The off-beat passages are very tricky

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Haydn: String Quartet No. 28 in Eb, Op. 20, No. 1

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