Shostakovich Festive Overture
The college orchestra I play in requires re-auditions at the beginning of each school year. One of this years excerpts is from Shostakovitch's Festive Overture.The excerpt can be found here: http://www.alabamaorchestraassociation.org/excerpts/confuoco/AOA_2017_FO_Audition_Violin.pdf
I'm having difficulty finding a comfortable fingering for part of it. I start in 4th position until 5 after 21 and shift to 7th, jump down to 3rd at 22, but then 5 after 22 until about 9 after 22 is where i get messed up. I shift to 6th and then back to third on the C natural 7 after 22. I think it's way to wonky, but I can't seem to figure out a decent fingering for that. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, as I currently do not have a teacher to go to until I move back on campus.
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Thanks for the help on the link, Mary Ellen.
Very interesting, however, Mary Ellen makes a small mistake in the 7th bar of 22 as that is an F natural, not an F sharp. You could simply shift back to 3rd position on the C instead. As Mary Ellen suggests, for fast chromatic scales, the "123123" fingering, or some variation, is indispensible (see Flesch scale book). Mary Ellen suggests 12312123, you could also do 12312312. Malcolm, how would you take that chromatic run?
Thanks for the correction, Jean.
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