I've been working on the d-minor partita, and recording myself to note my progress. I've already managed to improve the projection and tone of my detache, especially in string crossings. I noticed that my bow was coming off the string far more than was desirable. My problem now is really improving the tone I produce. Right now, I seem to be producing something of a "squeezed" sound. The instrument just doesn't seem to sing. It's loud, mostly consistent, and in tune, but there is a sweetness of tone missing. It is partially related to sounding point. Advice on improving awareness and control of this aspect, and for improving tone in general?
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