I know that I have been playing it for about 1 year is not a long time but I currently I'm having some problems in the control of caprice 5 by paganini; this means that if I play it in large blocks I can play with great control without stops but as soon as I try to play it from the beginning to the end unfortunately I can't control it very well.
My teacher gave me some important tricks to play it
1)when there is a isolated note in a group of four notes belonging to a different string the articulation should be of fingers wirst with a still arm (he often mention a video in which Mintz plays the caprice with the bow seeming still)
2)play some passages without jumping but detache
3) study slow and detache in different bow points
4)and using rythm variations for the 1/16 groups (long short and vice versa)
Have you any more helpful advice ?
Thanks a lot
By the way I'm confident that I'l solve the problem!! I'm a positive person.
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