So it feels like I'm fighting the bow due to the angle of my thumb, it's not impossible but I could use a few pointers or suggestions. The standard bow hold is mildly ineffective for me.
I've seen a few of these questions asked, but it seems like most of the students to be where just starting out in music. They didn't have limber fingers, couldn't read notes. That's not a bad thing ...
There are several gauges in violin string, heavy, medium, thin etc. I know the heavier the strings the louder the tone, but Does it affect the richness (complexity of overtones etc.) of the tone? ...
My teacher insist on teaching Mathieu Crickboom's The violin books. The violin has 5 volumes. it usually take 5 years for 5 volumes. I don't know is it good method? what's the most famous method ...
I changed my A-string on my violin due to accumulated damage (over 1 year of playing) about a week ago. Now the new A-string has tiny dings and what looks like slight unraveling. The damage seems to ...
What are the the different string ball end sizes for a violin? Specifically, what does "Size Gold E String Ball End" mean? I have come across this description here and am trying to figure out why ...
My violin's strings have been breaking every 3 to 4 weeks. I only practice about 10 hours a week. It is not normal for strings to be breaking constantly and though the problem could be an incorrect ...
Is there anything like that that heavy or other kinds of violin-strings should break down the instrument?
I will be playing traditional/gypsy music on my classical violin, and would like to have a sound that is stylistically appropriate (deep/rich/warm/old/woody as opposed to brilliant/sweet/ringy). Can ...