Sautille Vs. Saltato

September 19, 2004 at 06:59 PM · Hello,

Is "Saltato" an italian name for "Sautille" or it's a kind of staccato?

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September 19, 2004 at 09:16 AM · It's not mentioned in Galamian's book.

September 20, 2004 at 01:57 AM · Nope, Saltato is the same fundamentional stroke as ricochet.

Many notes in the same "thrown" bow, primarly over several strings.

See Paganini's first caprice, or the Cadenza in Mendelssohn's concerto.

September 20, 2004 at 06:24 AM · But I think in ricochet we play some notes with one bow (for example 4 notes in mendelssohn's) but in saltado the notes are played with separated bows.

September 20, 2004 at 08:10 AM · Ok, I am not so tired now :)

Saltato - a "dropping" of the bow, almost always on a down bow, allowing the bow to continue to bounce as more notes are played. This may be on just one string or a run across several strings.

Ricochet - the bow ricochets from one string to the next, only one note pr string.

September 20, 2004 at 08:11 PM · lol....im with mattius on this one

September 21, 2004 at 07:41 AM · so you mean we play some slured notes when we play saltato????

September 21, 2004 at 08:38 AM · Throw your bow and let it bounce, that is saltato

September 21, 2004 at 11:11 AM · Greetings,

I thought it was a little crazy. Cost a fortune to get the tip grafted back on,

Cheers,

Buri

September 22, 2004 at 11:03 PM · saltato is a multiple spiccato bow movement. you 'throw' the bow against the string and draw. as it rebounds it gives you many notes per bow. examples include paganini's first caprice, the cadenza to mendelssohn's concerto, and bazzini's ronde des lutins.

September 23, 2004 at 07:27 AM · saltato is ricochet??

September 25, 2004 at 07:05 AM · So Saltato is Galamaian's ricochet, He mentioned mendelssohn's cadenza as an example for ricochet.

October 3, 2004 at 12:07 AM · it's good to follow your saltato with some peppertenor. your pieces will sizzle with spicy flavour.

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