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    The instruction Sp[itze] and the reverse bowing indicates that Singer envisaged this passage with a martelé style bowing at the point. (Joachim and Moser acknowledged the possibility of this passage being played either martelé or spiccato (Violinschule iii, 12). Singer's indication 'Mitte' on the next stave is evidently intended to prevent the player getting too far down the bow and thus being unable to continue the martelé in the following passage.