How to play fake slides on the violin (for a jazzy or gypsy sound) | Violin Lounge TV #428
Get a jazzy or gypsy sound by making fake slides without position shifts
This is easy to do also for beginner violinists:
Play slides on the violin without position shifts
As a beginner violinist you might want to spice up your performance with slides. You can do this even when just playing in the first position.
A slide is made when you leave your finger on the string like you’re playing a note, but you slide your finger up or down the fingerboard.
Make sure to be bowing otherwise your slide can’t be heard. Sliding and bowing at the same time might be a little confusing in the beginning.