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When learning where to place your fingers on the violin, common advice I hear (especially if you have a short pinky) is to first place the 4th finger down so you know you can reach it comfortably, and ...

So I decided to learn La Campanella 3rd movement violin just for the heck of it and I got to this part: You’re supposed to play ninths with your 2nd and 4th fingers. How is this even possible? It’s ...

Who knows in what position to play Monti's Czardas solo (Sautille arpegios with melisms) violin bars 34-40 and to use open E string or play E on a A string instead? Is there any violin tabulature for ...

I cannot seem to find a reference to this practice anywhere outside of this video (seen from the beginning of the video) Is there an official term for this type of ...

First of all, is the G string the shortest among the 4 strings? Also, does applying graphite on the groove always works? I'm traumatised by E string as it's very easy to snap. Do you guys have any ...

On alternative training in case you can not practice a violin for a long time? I have been playing the violin for about 25 years. I am doing it as a hobby, but I play it at least once every two days ...

I am a singer. But, violin fascinates me. I wanted to know, is it at all possible to learn violin without a teacher (because I have very busy schedule). I am around 30 years old and I do not play any ...

I'm currently 15 years old, and I play violin on the church. I started playing there when I was 9 years old, and always loved doing what I do, specially for the reason I do it. I sometimes play with ...

Recently, all the cork that was between the base of my violin's chin rest and the instrument's body has been rubbed off and, as a result, the chin rest is "flowing around" the lower left part of the ...

Im in the look for youtube channels to subscribe myself to of professional violinists talking and playing about both the theorycal and practical sides of the violinist life. I love the way this young ...

As the title asks, I wish it could be clear to me. Can someone give me a good characterization? Do you produce them differently on a cello than on a violin or viola?

I'm just starting to play violin and I'm having trouble while tuning it. When i try to tune it to G3 D4 A4 E5 the strings get just too tight, if i try to tune it to G2 D3 A3 E4, they get just too ...

This is depressing. I have/had a young (around 8 years old) violin student who lost his left index finger in a freak accident over the holiday. He is a beginner, about ABRSM grade 2. I know of ...

Why are electric violins so expensive compared to an electric guitar, why is a guitar pickup so relatively easy and cheap to produce compared to an electric violin's pickup?

I purchased a Cremona SV-1220 violin today at a yard sale. It didn’t have any strings on it. I purchased some at a local guitar shop that had some in stock. I was watching a video on the internet ...

I'm playing a piece called Spring (by Antonio Vivaldi/arr. Richard Meyer), and the violin solo has this part where you go from F on the E string, to G on the D string. I'm not really experienced with ...

I am going to do ABRSM Grade 7 violin. Under scales and arpeggios I have to play double-stop scales in sixths, in G and Bb majors. In a book I found out that when I am asked to play double stops in ...

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I have always wanted to play Pirates of the Carribean and other beautiful melodies on violin. For me, it is a nightmare to play anything on it. I have a musical background (Electronic Producer). I ...

I do not currently know how to play any instruments, or read sheet music. I would like to learn how to play the violin. In looking online it seems as though i can get a starter violin for around $100, ...

How slur/legato score notation should be played on a violin: with hammer and pull-offs or the other way? What to do if it can`t be put on a one string? How to play legato in JS Bach Violin Partita No. ...

My violin teacher makes a very big deal about knowing which position she's playing in and seems to take pride in being able to say which position she's in at any given moment. Is being aware of ...

I don't think I've ever seen any orchestra that uses left handed violinists (or viola/cello/bass players). My guess is that they would clash with the rest of the violinists, and they would seem out of ...

The notation I've indicated in the red box in the attached image, what does it really mean in music context?

I'd really like to learn the violin, however I'll just be able to muster up enough money to buy a cheap violin and a few lessons. How many lessons do you think I would need in order to avoid ...

Are violas always part of an orchestra? How are they typically used? Do they often play the same parts as the violins to create a richer texture? I'm new to orchestration and have been wondering ...

I am curious to know what these 3 sounds, produced by a fiddle, are called: Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 3

Another technical issue I quite often encounter now is the following - Link to Part II: My body has not changed drastically so, my arm-span has not changed a lot - it's about 2 metres. However, now ...

I'm working on a project to set Bach's music on lilypond files (so that people can share and enhance to better match manuscripts). I just uploaded BWV 1004 to the repo but I'm wondering what's the ...

My second isuue that has to do with my techinque is the following - Link to Part I: I've always had a weak pinky finger, which bothered me quite often. Actually, it is too long to fit comfortably ...

My name is Jemima and I am 1O years old. I play the violin and the ukulele, but my question is how long should I play the violin for each day? I have been out of the habit of practicing over the ...

What violin strings have the lowest tension without effect on sound quality? I have a violin from China, it seems that strings have a too hard tension and deform the fretboard slightly. I tune it a ...

I've got a Stentor Conservatoire violin a couple of days ago and although it sounds really nice when I try to play the B note on the A string the violin "buzzes" somehow and produces a very different ...

What are the optimal conditions to store my violin in? A person in my orchestra recently suffered damage to her violin due to the strings tightening and breaking the bridge and I want to ensure I can ...

So I have a hearing condition called Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct, which causes slight hearing loss for me. I play three instruments: clarinet, piano, and violin, yet I'm having a difficult time ...

For example, when your ring finger is on D note on A string, where should I put my middle finger? c, c# or somewhere in the middle? Are there even requirements for those?

I am playing a violin concerto with an orchestra and a fairly large audience in a few weeks. So my question is, in the long Tutti parts where I don't play, should I face towards the audience, and what ...

So, my A string snapped last Saturday and as a result I re-strung it with one of my spare strings. I should note that at this point, after tuning it, the sound was coming out a little strange (or ...

My violin's A-string is fraying (unravelling a bit) near the bridge. Right now, my playing is a little squeaky there but nothing very noticeable. Will this get worse or is it fine to leave the string ...

Are there any violin tabulatures for Paganini caprices, Bach and Vivaldi music? Or that is stupid to write tabs for a fretless instrument?

I'll be away from home for about six months, leaving my violin (it's a 1910 Eduard Reichert, if that makes any difference) behind. I loosened the strings to a very slack state, and as a result the ...

Recently, I've started to develop an interest in classical music, specifically chamber music and, more specifically, piano trios. Having listened to a few performances now, I can't help but notice ...

Are there any violin exercises for advanced playing like Hanon and Brhams studies for piano? In other words, what to play except the music itself to develop a better technique in the shortest time ...

I am sorry if this question is too opinionated. I have thought about it and feel that an answer could provide terms and concepts that could enable people wanting to learn the violin, to go into it on ...

I was to a violin concert and at the end of the concert, when the audience applauded, I saw some of the violinists beating their pointer fingers or palms softly with the bow. What is this? Is this a ...

It seems that way, since those instruments are played in large concert halls that a guitar would probably need an amplifier for. And if it's true, what is the reason?

I am an advanced (post grade-8) violin student and I have had my bow for about 3 years. I've been playing intense pieces and although I have lost some hair, the density of the bow is still really good....

When reading music how am I supposed to know which fingering to use? Let me clarify. I can read the notes. However, when there is an A how do I know if I play an open A or the fourth finger on the D ...

In this picture I have provided: Does the one down bow mean all the notes are down bows? Or, all the notes are down up down up...bows starting on down?

I used to see a lot of videos about how to do the vibrato, not because I wanted to develop it by myself, I trust in my teacher and she told me that I wasn't ready. I only did it because I wanted to ...

I've been wondering how to play vibrato on my violin and I've tried. Every time I try, my whole violin shakes and I don't get that crisp bow sound.

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