Collé violin bow stroke explained + 3 exercises

Collé violin bow stroke explained + 3 exercises

Collé violin bow stroke explained + 3 exercises What is collé bowing on the violin? Collé is a technique where the fingers and wrist make a circular motion resulting in an active, off-the-string bow stroke with a firm sound. It most frequently done near the frog....
Martelé violin bow stroke explained

Martelé violin bow stroke explained

Martelé violin bow stroke explained Martelé is an extremely important and useful bowing technique. It is another form of articulation that is different from staccato. Learning the different articulated bow strokes will not only teach you many things about technique,...
How to Play Tremolo on the Violin

How to Play Tremolo on the Violin

How to Play Tremolo on the Violin Tremolo is one of the most fun violin bowing techniques! As long as you have your basics covered, tremolo is easy to play and always adds excitement and drama to the music. Tremolo is particularly found in orchestral music. It is a...
Legato Violin Bowing Technique

Legato Violin Bowing Technique

Legato Violin Bowing Technique Legato is the violin bow stroke we use for slurred notes in the sheet music. The transitions between the notes are fluent. What is legato bowing on the violin? Legato is the most smooth, flowing way to create sound with the violin. It...
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...