Ricochet in Rimsky-Korsokav's Capriccio espagnol violin solo
Does anyone have any tips for playing the ricochet in the Capriccio espagnol violin solos? It involves ricochet going across 3, sometimes 4 strings. I have trouble getting the bow to keep the ricochet going when crossing strings.
I've played the solos several times. It's not too different from the Mendelssohn concerto.
There are two times when I change from a light,loose,bow hold to a firm, locked, bow hold: ricochet and up-bow staccato ( I still can't do the down-bow staccato!). You can even try having the 4th finger straight instead of curved (breaking the rules). For ricochet, start from the air and slam it on to a string with arm motion.
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