Whole Tone Finger Pattern

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Whole Tone Finger Pattern, defined already by Otakar Ševčík in his Semitone system [1]. The basic finger pattern with the range of augmented fourth and the intervals of the whole tone, whole tone, whole tone can be found in the one octave major scales in the first position such as E flat major, B flat major, F major and C major or in the melodic minor scales such as E melodic minor, B melodic minor, F sharp melodic minor or C sharp melodic minor.

Whole tone finger pattern in the half position
Whole tone finger pattern in the half position

Violin Finger pattern: 1-2-3-4

Whole Tone Finger pattern on the G string

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


Whole Tone Finger pattern on the D string

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


Whole Tone Finger pattern on the A string

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


Whole Tone Finger pattern on the E string

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

References

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