Etudes with Technique, Book 4
Helen Marlais with Suzanne Torkelson
This 56-page book presents new techniques and expands on previous ones such as Five Finger Patterns and Extensions, Scale Preparation and Octave Scales, Slurs and Phrasing, Broken Chords and Alberti Bass, Double Notes, and Repeated Notes. Most of the 33 etudes, written by composers from Baroque to Contemporary periods, are one page in length with suggestions as to what to listen for or how to use your hands/arms. Includes an easy-to-use thematic index and informative short bios on each composer.