Printer-friendly version
Michael O'Gieblyn

Shifting, With a Measure of Humor

July 30, 2013 at 2:50 AM

Sometimes the most difficult technical problems have simple solutions: "Just relax," "start from the string," "let gravity do the work."

Other times, the solutions just require a lot of practice.

And in this case, the solutions are just so ridiculous, you have to see them to believe them.

Vilinlesson

Michael from Violinexcerpts.com and Matt Kiefer go through three problematic areas from the cadenza to Tchaikovsky's violin concerto, the opening of Don Juan by Richard Strauss, and E-Flat arpeggios.

Watch the video on YouTube by clicking here

Our advice might not be the best recommendations you've ever heard. But hopefully they will bring a smile to your face.
Be Well and Practice Well (and maybe not with your thumb)
-Michael O'Gielbyn

Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Email

Violinist.com is made possible by...

Shar Music
Shar Music

Yamaha Violin Finder
Yamaha Violin Finder

Pirastro Strings
Pirastro Strings

Corilon Violins
Corilon Violins

Tomplay
Tomplay

Warchal Strings
Warchal Strings

Metzler Violin Shop
Metzler Violin Shop

Dimitri Musafia
Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases

Meadowmount School of Music

Bay Fine Strings Violin Shop

Bobelock Cases

Fiddlerman.com

Fiddlershop

Nazareth Gevorkian Violins

Los Angeles Violin Shop

Pluhar Violins

Potter Violins

Pro-Am Strings Ltd

Violin Lab

Violin Pros

Wangbow Violin Bow Workshop

Subscribe