|Dotted eighth-sixteenth rhythms should be stylized||00h:01m:34s|
|Position of bow to start the dotted figure||00h:03m:29s|
|Angle of bow, rotated out, for better articulation||00h:04m:09s|
|Length of dotted eighth||00h:04m:55s|
|Match articulation in lower octave in upper part of the bow||00h:05m:09s|
|Fingering of long scale, on the A string||00h:05m:49s|
|Legato, sustain, fortissimo dynamic dictate middle part of bow||00h:12m:10s|
|Playing closer to the tip makes string crossings easier||00h:15m:30s|
|Pressing too hard loses clarity||00h:16m:28s|
|Sautillé stroke in the high triplets played in lower middle part of bow and comes from the string||00h:17m:30s|
|Importance of bowing to get into correct position for successive passage||00h:20m:10s|
|Izia plays the whole excerpt||00h:22m:15s|
Robert Vernon, Principal Viola of the Cleveland Orchestra, works with Izia Weyman on Strauss' Don Juan.
DON JUAN, OP. 20
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).