How to Make Smooth Slurs on the Violin and Viola

by | Mar 5, 2014 | Bowing Technique | 2 comments

Valyncia asks: how to make smooth slurs on the violin?

Watch this video and learn about…

What is slurred bowing?

Two sorts of slurring: with a string change and on one string

Four tips on how to slur smoothly:
1 devide your bow properly
2 make an even sound from frog to tip
3 make clean string changes
4 make your fingering clear and confident

Is this video useful to you? Please let me know in the comments!




  1. Jan Deckler

    Hi Zlata!

    I am just learning about slurs, and found your tips to be quite helpful.

    Thank you.


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