Can anyone help me? My string crossing is not what it should be. I'm talking about long bows with fast crossings between two strings legato in the long bow. I'm fine doing this slow or even a medium tempo but I can't seem to get it right at a fast speed. I can't co-ordinate the bow. I'm stuck with the opening of the 2nd violin part of Mozart 39 last movement, which has these crossings. They are semiquavers (or sixteenth notes) one to each string (GDGDGD DADADA etc), and the crotchet (or quarter note) should be roughly MM135-138. Please help, I have to play this next week in an audition and I can't seem to co-ordinate the crossings properly, especially changing from an up to a down bow or visa verca. I can only do it at about a crotchet (quarter note) MM110. I think the technique is different at the faster speed and if someone could give me a magical tip that would be great. Oh and the passage should be piano, so I can't dig too much into the string.
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