I hope you can clear up my confusion. It's hard to describe but I will try.
In learning positions systematically I tried to make a chart, where a position starts and so on...
Very basically things a clear: G-String (A (1st) -> B (2nd) --> C (3rd) ...
But on E-String: Same 1st position on fingerboard would be F# (A/E/B/F#).. the F in 1st position is actually lower and lies in the 1/2 position!
Or another Problem, if I play in F-Major, first position is B-Flat, which is again in 1/2 position or play in A-flat you have a D-Flat, so do you shift on A-String to a D and move the finger lower or would you shift the whole position by a half tone...
In a violin school I read about NORMAL, LOWER and HIGHER position.
So to summarize my question is, where do you shift to, especially in different keys!? Is the position changed with key or is it than just a lower / higher finger?
Thanks a lot for any recommendations
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