Spiccato Bowing on the Violin

Spiccato Bowing on the Violin

Spiccato Bowing on the Violin What is spiccato on the violin? Spiccato strokes are short and fast, and the bow leaves the string after each stroke, creating a “bouncy” sound. In Italian spiccato literally means “to separate”. Spiccato usually works best about one...
Staccato Bowing on the Violin

Staccato Bowing on the Violin

Staccato Bowing on the Violin Staccato, or “detached” in Italian, is a bowing technique where you stop the bow at each bow change to create separation More generally, it is also a musical term that indicates short, separated notes. Basically any instrument can play...
Detache Bowing: Default Violin Bow Stroke

Detache Bowing: Default Violin Bow Stroke

Detache Bowing: Default Violin Bow Stroke Even if you’ve just started playing violin, you’ve probably realized that every single technique has some fancy French or Italian name! Did you know this is even true for the most basic bowing technique? Detaché (which is...
12 Violin Bowing Techniques with Intermediate Examples

12 Violin Bowing Techniques with Intermediate Examples

12 Violin Bowing Techniques with Intermediate Examples 12 Different violin bow techniques with easy examples from well known student concertos, pieces and etudes If you want to take your violin playing to the next level, nothing will get you there faster than...
12 Types of Detaché Violin Bowing Technique

12 Types of Detaché Violin Bowing Technique

12 Types of Detaché Violin Bowing Technique Detaché is the default way of bowing, but there are many nuances In this article I explain 7 different types of detaché and how they look like in sheet music (notation) with examples from violin repertoire. #1 Simple...