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Quentin Llop * VSM MEMBER * on July 9, 2014 @5:04 am PST
Hi William: Many thanks for being positive & encouraging. I did not, however,get anything out of your video: it is a combination of being visually impaired & the computer video not flowing smoothly. Two specific thoughts: when you gestured to show a figure 8, your hand went in two directions, when you bowed, you only did a down bow; and when you spoke of compensatory bowing, you pointed to 'here' and 'there' without explaining where these points were.
Thanks again.
Nate Phillips on July 1, 2014 @12:36 pm PST
Hello William, would you be able to do a video on approaching the brahms violin concerto?
arun johnson on February 22, 2014 @11:03 pm PST
please tell me the correct way to do vibrato . I cannot get it without shaking the violin
JUAN MANUEL GONZALEZ DE COSIO * VSM MEMBER * on January 4, 2014 @7:47 am PST
Sautillé versus Spiccato ... Excellent lesson, William !

However, you did not show the movement of the wrist for each one of these bow strokes and I understand that these wrist movements are not the same. Also, I've been taught that for spiccato one should use the bow section near the frog (first third of the bow), whereas for sautille, one should use the middle of the bow. Is that correct ?

Thanks in advance for your advise !
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