I really like this type of vibrato, and would use it if my instrument allowed it. :)
It ca be heard in any recording of Kreisler, Elman, Seidel or the young Heifetz.
I have found that this vibrato requires a certain amount of string tension to actually work and also requires that the string not be too close or too far from the fingerboard, otherwise you simply get a warble instead.
Case in point: My violin has low tension pure gut Chordas on it and a high bridge. The slackness of the strings and the height from the fingerboard means that I can only use this vibrato while getting it to sound like vibrato on the A and E strings (and even then it cannot really be used musically).
Contrast that with this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncO8mrBcd2I (Young Heifetz, influenced by and imitating the vibrato of Kreisler)
Thoughts and comments please? (Nate Robinson and Oliver Steiner, where are you guys)? :D
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