The only English translation of this famous book.
Superior Bowing Technique is the definitive treatise on all aspects of bowing technique for the violin. Written by Lucien Capet, translated from French to English by Margaret Schmidt and edited by Stephen Shipps, the book is 187 pages in length.
Lucien Capet's concepts of bowing technique are completely revealed in this comprehensive volume. Along with the instructive text he has included exercises, studies and excerpts from the standard repertoire to clearly demonstrate the acquisition of Superior Bowing Technique.
Important, comprehensive, old style language.
Posted by Unknown on 16th Aug 2011
This is an important book for string players (not just violinists, as the publisher suggests). It is comprehensive and very informative. The style of Capet's writing is a bit cumbersome at times, but this remains a very important book in my library.