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...
Easy Guide to Violin Harmonics

Easy Guide to Violin Harmonics

Easy Guide to Violin Harmonics Finally understand and learn how to play ALL possible harmonics on the violin! Know how they look in sheet music without confusing tables and theories First the basics: What is a harmonic? A harmonic is an overtone you get when you place...
6 Best Violin Scale Books

6 Best Violin Scale Books

Improve your violin technique with scales! Practicing scales is great to improve your confidence on the fingerboard, intonation, bowing technique and violin playing in general Like Itzhak Perlman points out in his masterclass I followed, scales should be part of your...
You don’t have to Bow Straight, says Itzhak Perlman

You don’t have to Bow Straight, says Itzhak Perlman

Every violin teacher hammers on bowing straight, but you see concert violinists doing otherwise I decided to dive in this topic and end the confusion… Recently I followed the wonderful course by Itzhak Perlman at Masterclass.com. In it the maestro explains a lot...
Technique vs Musicality: Which One is Learnable?

Technique vs Musicality: Which One is Learnable?

We often think that technique is just a trick you learn, while musicality is the artistry that can’t be taught I think it’s exactly the other way around Playing technique is sometimes looked down upon As musicians should be artists and not mechanics, we...