Mozart: Symphony No. 35, 1st mvt.
|Why is this excerpt requested? Classical style, differentiation from Beethoven||00h:00m:43s|
|Clarity of articulation and attack, slight space between notes||00h:03m:34s|
|Strong vs. weak beats||00h:04m:31s|
|Bow position for passage after letter A||00h:05m:40s|
|Don't "travel" too much on longer notes||00h:06m:50s|
|Consistency of separation between notes||00h:07m:35s|
|The sixteenth note should be placed as late as possible without delaying downbeat||00h:08m:45s|
|Role of vibrato in articulation. Release in both hands||00h:10m:35s|
|Clarity, notes speaking well||00h:15m:09s|
|Playing in first position||00h:16m:25s|
|Downbow and upbow attacks need to match||00h:16m:40s|
|Suggestion of bowing and position for passage leading into letter B||00h:18m:19s|
|Discussion of on vs. off the string playing||00h:20m:27s|
|Words about the last movement||00h:24m:32s|
Robert Vernon, Principal Viola of the Cleveland Orchestra, works with Adam Neeley on Mozart's Symphony No. 35, K. 385, 1st movement opening.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
SYMPHONY NO. 35 IN D MAJOR, K. 385 ("HAFFNER")
Recorded Date: 13-01-2013
Robert Vernon has served as the Principal Violist of the Cleveland Orchestra since 1976. Vernon occupies the endowed Chaillé H. and Richard B. Tullis Chair, and along with Franklin Cohen has served longer in a Principal position than any other current member of the Orchestra. Vernon also heads the Viola Department at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and is a faculty member at the renowned Juilliard School of Music. Vernon also serves on the Faculty at Kent/Blossom, the National Orchestral Institute in Maryland, the New World Symphony Orchestra, and the Encore School for Strings. He also frequents several chamber music festivals including the Sarasota Music Festival (Sarasota, Florida), and the Nevada Chamber Music Festival (Reno, Nevada).