Some background on myself, I'm basically a college graduate who had to stop taking lessons mid-first year (about a 3.5 year gap)
I've been reworking scales, etudes (Kreutzer and some of the former part of Rode) The last solo Bach I began with my teacher was the A minor Fugue. We never finished it
Now, given a pandemic, unemployment, and limitless time, I really want to do justice to this piece.
Does anyone have any practice suggestions to facilitate this?
I understand the concept of a fugue and I've separated the voices in my mind, which I feel is half the battle. I think my fingerings are off or I do more work than I need to. I also think some of my down/up bows are off
(I bought a new book, so I don't have my old bowings and fingerings)
Any suggestions would be extremely welcome, as well as any suggestions for a re-entering (4 months now) violinist. I truly enjoy the cameraderie and knowledge on this site.
Thank you so much!
Aside: I studied math in college, while I'd hate to call Bach "mathematical", I feel I truly appreciated Bach way more after my studying math, more so than other composers.Tweet
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