Georges Catherine (1872-1958) is best remembered as a prolific violinist in the orchestra of the Paris Opera. However, he was also a prominent teacher and his Complete Study of the Violin has aided the development of Violin technique since its publication in 1948.
The first volume, Study of the Mechanism of the Bow considers all bow markings found in music, and substantial notes on how to address each technique. Each bowing technique is accompanied by a sizeable exercise in order to practise and perfect the technique. Comprising 42 detailed bowing studies, Study of the Mechanism of the Bow from Complete Study of the Violin by Violin virtuoso, Georges Catherine cannot be missed by aspiring players of the instrument.