Movement exercises

The first part of the book are exercises to discover movements.

The position of the batonFiguration of all beatsThe staccato figurationVelocitiesThe figuration with the "+"Upbeat breath exercisePosition and eye exerciseThe piano and forte zoneClosure of notesThe no.8Lines with the left handExercise with the left wristAccellerandos and ritenutosExercises of independenceRhythm tab-exercisesExercise for a mental preparation for the orchestra and the stageChanging of beatings
 

Figuration of all beats

  • This should be rehearsed with following metronome markings: 60/80/90
  • Every figuration should be done with the active movement on the fingers, the wrist, the elbow
  • The position of the baton should be with a flat wrist; if you are doing the exercise with the fingers, please use the rectangle position  of the wrist
  • Practice in  legato-beating with one velocity to start
  • Practice with a >impulsion< (slow-fast) to start
  • The left arm is inactive at this stage

Basic figuration of the "1" – the elbow impulsion or legato - fingers impulsion (video) or legato (video) - wrist impulsion or legato

Basic figuration of the "2" – the elbow impulsion or legato - fingers impulsion or legato - wrist impulsion or legato

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Basic figuration of the "12" – the elbow impulsion or legato - fingers impulsion or legato - wrist impulsion or legato