To those of you who support the instrument with the left-hand and use a hand vibrato - can you tell me how you do it?
When I support the instrument with the left-hand, which I often do now during passages where no vibrato is required (I still use a shoulder rest), the support of the neck really comes from the base of the first finger (the first finger that one uses for fingering, i.e. the one next to the thumb).
And since this area is supporting the instrument, it cannot freely swing as is required for a hand vibrato.
Can some of you explain how you accomplish a hand vibrato when you support the instrument this way?
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