Great Players Doing What They Do Best

 

Below are some great videos that can be used as practice references.  Think about what you are learning in your lessons and see how these great players apply what you are learning. 

 

JUST REMEMBER:  THEY ALL HAVE ALL BEEN WHERE YOU ARE NOW.  KEEP PRACTICING.

Jean Sibelius

Violin Concerto

Violinist: Sara Chang

 

Technique to notice: BOW

 

- Check her pinky finger

- Bow is flat or the tilted away

- use the frog and tip

- Triangle Square Nevada!!

J. S. Bach

Double Violin Concerto

Violinists: Yehudi Menuhin

                         David Oistrakh

 

Technique to notice:

 

 

My music

Felix Mendelssohn

Violin Concerto

Violinist: Hilary Hahn

 

Technique to notice: Posture

 

Notice her shoulders are relaxed, the shape of her left arm and hand.

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Violin Concerto

Violinist: Joshua Bell

 

Technique to notice: 

Johann Sebastian Bach

Brandenburg Concert #3

Ensemble:  Orchestra Mozart

Conductor:  Claudio Abbado

 

3 violins

3 violas

3 celli

1 bass

1 harpsichord

Robert Schumann

Märchenbilder Op.113

Violist: Martin Stegner

 

Technique to notice: