What is Perlman doing here?

August 10, 2019, 2:33 AM · At about 7:46 between movements Perlman is seen moving something back from the bridge - what is it? It can be seen throughout the piece.


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August 10, 2019, 2:45 AM · It`s a mute. He puts it on at 5:58 for the following con sordino ("with mute") passage and slides it back off at 7:46.
August 11, 2019, 12:12 AM · Katarina B. - okay thanks!

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