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c. Concerto by Lipinski (Bowing marks by David).
Here the phrasing would become clearer and more intelligible if the legato signs were made to include the notes next to them in the following passages: (i) the e in the second bar; (2) as far as d in the fourth bar; (3) e in the sixth bar, (which would be better tied to the then in the following bar the two d's could be playedin one bow, &c.
It is still harder than in compositions by violinists or in pieces marked by them, to make the right changes of bow in the sense of the phrasing in the works of comĀ­posers who are not thoroughly familiar with the technical handling of the violin, and whose indications of bowing are somewhat eccentric, or merely mark the difference between staccato and legato. Even our classical composers have not always been sufficiently strict in this respect, and the appropriate phrasing has been supplied by many violinists, as for example in the Quartets of Mozart and Beethoven.
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