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Violin Arpeggios Explained (with handy overview)
Maybe you’ve been practicing violin arpeggios for years, but why those specific chords and how are they structured? Here’s a handy chart:
How to play from sheet music when you have NO idea how it should sound | Violin Lounge TV #385
I’ll show you a quick and easy way in which you CAN learn how ANY piece sounds exactly. Ideal for unknown pieces and tricky orchestra scores:
FREE Violin Lesson #11 How to Read Music Notes for Violin | EASY BEGINNER TUTORIAL
Learn to read notes as a beginner violinist in just 20 minutes with this crash course! I guarantee it’s not difficult.
Symbols of all 24 Violin Bowing Techniques in Sheet Music | Violin Lounge TV #371
How is the notation of violin bow techniques in sheet music?
Here’s how to know exactly which technique to use when:
How to Transcribe Violin Sheet Music for the Viola | Violin Lounge TV #227
This is the episode a lot of violists have been waiting for!
Do you annoy yourself on the fact that so much beautiful music is available for the violin and that you can buy every song in sheet music, but for the viola you can’t find it?
This video explains exactly how you can transcribe violin sheet music for the viola in 4 easy steps.
What a Violinist Learned from Playing the Piano
In this video I share with you how playing the piano influenced my violin play. Also it answers questions around it you should learn to play the piano first or not.
How to Read in the Viola Clef (for Violinists)
Are you a violinist and would you like to play the viola? Do you struggle with reading in the viola clef? In this video I explain all about reading in the viola clef. Sheet music for the violin and the viola is written in a different clef. The violin uses the G-clef...
How to Read in a Different Clef with Ease
Peter plays violin and viola and writes (freely translated from Dutch)... Is there are trick or a donkey’s bridge (we call mnemonics ‘donkey’s bridges’ in Dutch) to read in different clefs or is it just a matter of practicing? I hope you have a handy tip for me. Thank...
Differences between Out of Tune, Wrong Note and Bad Tone
When you play a note that doesn’t sound good, there are three possible causes: it can be out of tune it can be a wrong note the note can have a bad tone The solutions to these three possible problems are very different. To be able to correct yourself you need to know...
The First Notes and Scales You Learn on the Violin (why those sharps?)
Peter asks... Hi Zlata 🙂 I have a question connected with reading scales. I've learned for example G, D, A - major scales and each of this scales has 1,2,3 sharp keys/notes at the beginning of the piece. I know how to play each scale but how do I learn to...
How Music Education Can Be the Base of All Education
Music education is much more than just learning the skill to play an instrument. Music education touches many areas in your life and your development. What if music education was the base of any education? During my violin methodology exam I came across this question....
Can You Learn to Play the Violin or Viola when You Can’t Read Notes (yet)?
Many people think that you can't start learning a musical instrument when you can't read notes. I want to learn how to play the violin or viola, but I cannot read notes yet. Is that a problem? It is definitely possible to learn how to play the violin or viola when you...
What is a Scale and Why Should You Study Them?
You might have read a lot about scales... What is a scale and why should you study them? As a beginner violinist, surfing around internet, you probably found some information around scales. So did my regular viewer Peter and he asked: what are scales and why should I...
What is Position Play??? Some Basics…
Violin Lounge TV Q&A about the basics of positions: "Hello, Its me Valyncia McNeil with, yet another question. Since I am teaching myself to play the violin. I would like to know the meanings of 1st position, 2nd position and 3rd position. What does it look like...
Learn to Read Notes – Quick and Dirty!
Learning to read notes is NOT difficult and EVERYBODY can do this! Don't let your inability of reading notes stop you from playing a musical instrument. In this post I will teach you everything you need to know to learn the basics of reading notes... quick and dirty!...