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The Russian Violin School: The Legacy of Yuri Yankelevich


Yuri Yankelevich (1909–1973) was one of the most important and influential Russian violin teachers in the twentieth century. He taught at the Moscow Conservatory from 1936 to 1973 and produced an exceptional number of brilliant violinists including Viktor Tretyakov, Vladimir Spivakov, Mark Kopelman, Arkadi Futer, Nelli Shkolnikova, and many others. Translated from the original Russian, this book contains two of Yankelevich’s original methodological texts available to English readers for the first time. In “Setting up the Violin and Bow Hold” Yankelevich examines each element of positioning the ... More

Keywords: Yuri Yankelevich, violin methodology/pedagogy, Russian/Soviet Violin School, Moscow Conservatory, shifting positions, setup, positioning the violin and bow hold, Maya Glezarova, Vladimir Grigoryev

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199917600
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917600.001.0001