February 2012

Violin Vibrato: SLOW MOTION: Dos and Don'ts

February 27, 2012 07:54

Since several weeks I have violinlessons, specially to get a bigger tone in my band, because there you hear more than in an orchestra. I had a fast and small vibrato, but now it is bigger and slower, but I have throuble to give my bow the right pressure on the strings with vibrato during a f or p note or crescendo or decrescendo. Here a video with instructions, but even my violintecher consider this vibrato as too much and not enough pulse:

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Vivaldi (1678–1741) Four seasons

February 23, 2012 15:10

The well known Four Seasons of Antonio Lucio Vivaldi(1678–1741):



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Alexander Comitas (1957) 2nd violin concerto (electronic)

February 3, 2012 09:13

The Dutch composer Alexander Comitas (real name Eduard de Boer Youtube channel of Eduard de Boer/Alexander Comitas ) (1957) has problems to get his 2nd violin concerto played (I earlier uploaded his 1st violin concerto). The professional Brabants Orchestra must work together with another orchestra, because the government did not like to put money in 2 orchestra's because they think it is too expensive, so he made an electronic version of his 2th violin concerto with keyboard to give an impression of this never performed piece:


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