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kgsmith1
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:54 pm    Post subject: Caruso's violin studies? Reply with quote

Probably lost to the mists of time - but does anyone know anything about what violin pedagogy Caruso was exposed to? (teachers, schools of teaching, maybe violin drills he incorporated in his own teaching)

I have a younger relation who just started violin lessons, and the teacher's drills and philosophy remind me a lot of Caruso. Strong emphasis on coordination and timing, especially an exercise that reminds me of the "developed scale". The teacher studied with Galamian, but if my timeline is right Galamian wasn't in New York yet during Caruso's early life.

I was curious if anyone's traced Caruso concepts back to violin pedagogy or if these are principles that have been discovered and applied independently on different instruments. (Noting Caruso himself did apply them on different instruments; I'm wondering what might be learned from other instruments' versions of Caruso - style approaches.)
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was a student of Carmines in the 70's. I remember a husband and wife coming in for a lesson as I was finishing up. The wife was a violinist, I believe the husband was a trumpeter.
I would have stuck around to watch but had a train to catch, Would have been interesting to see what he had her working on.
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