Hello again everyone! Long time, no speak!
Today, I bring forth a question about vibrato. My vibrato is 'nice' sounding, but I know I can do better. When I was trying to achieve a more romantic sounding vibrato, my teacher watched how I vibrate on the string. She said I use an arm vibrato, where as a romantic vibrato usually comes more from the wrist.
Now, changing my vibrato at this stage is something we both know would be a huge, time consuming challenge, but if it's the only way, I think I might have to bite the bullet and face the task.
What I'm asking you guys is whether there is any way I can alter my vibrato only slightly to achieve the much richer, romantic sound we are after? And as I have the whole summer off and away from my teacher, does anyone know of exercises which would free my wrist up more... I do have a little bit of a tendency to shake the violin too much.
Thanks for your help!
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