Every time you use your left hand to choose a pitch, you must be confident in its tuning. It is as though you are playing the timpani: once you tune it, you can concentrate much more clearly on how it is struck, and how it makes sound. And know, when you start playing, that what’s […]
Play long slow notes with a gradual decrescendo. The first impulse from the bow starts its energy. The the motion of the bow afterward defines how its resonance continues. Skate with the bow: glide powerfully from the strength of the first impulse.