I hear airy and scratchy sounds from the violin in all the strings when played at a high position. The problem is alleviated when I increase the bowing speed and pressure. However, when I intend to play soft or do a decrescendo, I get this issue. The scratchiness is least predominant in the first, second, third, and fourth positions. Another issue I find is a wolf tone at E in the A string. Is that normal?
My Despiau bridge is 42mm and I have D'Addario Helicore medium gauge strings attached. I use Andrea rosin and always ensure that I clean the remains on the string. How can I put an end to this exasperating issue?
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