Sonatine


Walkthrough - 1st Movement (2)

Bars 7 - 14

The RH is awkward here. Practise the top line alone with the fingering you will use in performance, and experiment with the following practice formulae. En dehors tells us to project the top melody line (violin 1). This line needs to be fingered completely legato until the end of the phrase (bar 16) and shaped beautifully. Practise the lower three voices as a unit, tapering off each three-note slur and again aiming for complete legato and equal tonal balance between the parts. Practise without pedal and then add in what...

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