Mazas : Étude Op. 36, No. 3 - Viola

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Étude in D minor, Op. 36, No. 3

Mazas, Jacques-Féréol (1782-1849)
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Étude in D minor, Op. 36, No. 3

Fermeté d'archet - Etude - Study



This Study in D minor, Op. 36, No. 3 by Jacques-Féréol Mazas was originally composed for the violin in the key of A minor.

It is part of the Études mélodiques et progressives, Op. 36, first published in 1843.

This score is a transcription for the viola.

This study is appropriate for Grade 6 viola students.

Its subtitle is Fermeté d'archet, which can be translated as firmness of bow.

This study can be played using two different bowing techniques :
  1. It can be played in martelé in the upper part of the bow, without leaving the strings

  2. It can also be played in collé in the lower part of the bow, lifting the bow with the fingers after every note


Duration : 02:45

Source : Jacques-Féréol Mazas, Études mélodiques et progressives, Op. 36.

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