Minor Finger Pattern

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Minor finger pattern, defined already by Otakar Ševčík in his Semitone system [1]. The basic finger pattern with the range of perfect fourth and the intervals of the semitone, whole tone, whole tone can be found in the one octave minor scales starting with open string, such as G minor, D minor or A minor. It can also be found in the major scales in the first position such as D major, G major, C major, F major or B flat major.

Minor finger pattern in the first position
Minor finger pattern in the first position

Violin Finger pattern: 12-3-4

Minor Finger pattern on the G string

%{ Minor Finger pattern on the G string %} \relative c' 
{ \set Staff.midiInstrument = #"violin" \override Staff.TimeSignature #'stencil = ##f g1-0 a-1 bes-2 c-3 | d-4 d-4 | c-3 bes-2 a-1 g-0 \bar "|." }


Minor Finger pattern on the D string

%{ Minor Finger pattern on the D string %} \relative c' 
{ \set Staff.midiInstrument = #"violin" \override Staff.TimeSignature #'stencil = ##f d1-0 e-1 f-2 g-3 | a-4 a-4 | g-3 f-2 e-1 d-0 \bar "|." }


Minor Finger pattern on the A string

%{ Minor Finger pattern on the A string %} \relative c'' 
{ \set Staff.midiInstrument = #"violin" \override Staff.TimeSignature #'stencil = ##f a1-0 b-1 c-2 d-3 | e-4 e-4 | d-3 c-2 b-1 a-0 \bar "|." }


Minor Finger pattern on the E string

%{ Minor Finger pattern on the E string %} \relative c'' 
{ \set Staff.midiInstrument = #"violin" \override Staff.TimeSignature #'stencil = ##f e1-0 fis-1 g-2 a-3 | b-4 b-4 | a-3 g-2 fis-1 e-0 \bar "|." }

References

  1. Violinschule für Anfänger, Op. 6, I, Bosworth, Leipzig, c. 1903