Méthode Élémentaire – 2ème cahier was created by Maurice Hauchard (1870-1957), a French violinist, composer and music teacher. This is the second in a series of three books constituting a renowned progressive method, for beginners/intermediate players.
This second book of Méthode Élémentaire focuses on tonalities major and minor other than G, C, D Major. It proposes different exercises which involves fingers crossing, extensions, chromaticism, scales and arpeggios. The violinists are also introduced to some melodic extracts from renowned composers.
The quality and the efficiency of Maurice Hauchard’s methods make this book a key series to have for a Violin player. And, in addition to this series, the composer also created nine additional methods for strings.