Small nws excemption3 Strauss: Don Juan

Orchestral Excerpts | Robert Vernon, Viola
Bt movie not in use Dotted eighth-sixteenth rhythms should be stylized 00h:01m:34s
Bt movie not in use Position of bow to start the dotted figure 00h:03m:29s
Bt movie not in use Angle of bow, rotated out, for better articulation 00h:04m:09s
Bt movie not in use Length of dotted eighth 00h:04m:55s
Bt movie not in use Match articulation in lower octave in upper part of the bow 00h:05m:09s
Bt movie not in use Fingering of long scale, on the A string 00h:05m:49s
Bt movie not in use Legato, sustain, fortissimo dynamic dictate middle part of bow 00h:12m:10s
Bt movie not in use Triplet passage 00h:13m:28s
Bt movie not in use Playing closer to the tip makes string crossings easier 00h:15m:30s
Bt movie not in use Pressing too hard loses clarity 00h:16m:28s
Bt movie not in use Sautillé stroke in the high triplets played in lower middle part of bow and comes from the string 00h:17m:30s
Bt movie not in use Importance of bowing to get into correct position for successive passage 00h:20m:10s
Bt movie not in use Izia plays the whole excerpt 00h:22m:15s

Robert Vernon, Principal Viola of the Cleveland Orchestra, works with Izia Weyman on Strauss' Don Juan.

Richard Strauss



Recorded Date: 13-01-2013

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Robert Vernon

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).