I’ve been learning Zigeunerweisen for about a month now, and I’ve made some progress on the slow bits. But because of incompetence, boredom, or a combination of the two, the fast part is killing me, specifically the sautille-ish phrases. I’m good with the pizz and harmonics, but if you have any suggestions for learning the spiccato, it would really help me out. I’ve never been great at getting my fingers to cooperate with my bow, and I want to make it sound as punctual as possible.
This article has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.
Violinist.com is made possible by...
Discover the best of Violinist.com in these collections of editor Laurie Niles' exclusive interviews.