Then I like to integrate these "components" of vibrato into a wave motion which includes shifting. The elbow leads the wrist which leads the knuckles which lead the fingers (one on each string..), which slide up and down the strings without pressure. As the fingers gently sink into the strings, homing in on definite notes, this "under-water plant" motion shrinks to become an integrated arm-hand vibrato, constantly available; non-vib passages then have a "potential" vibrato at their core.
On viola, the index finger is more curled back on its corner, with limited flexibility for vibrato: here we must briefly shift the hand to allow a more rounded shape.
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