Wrist vs Arm Vibrato: Which is better?
by Rozanna Weinberger Throughout my studies it was typical that various teachers would espouse preferences in vibrato,between arm or wrist. D.C. Dounis has an interesting perspective where he goes so far as to say one is inferior to the other. Continuing from the material covered from the interview between Samuel Applebaum and Dounis, this entry will examine […]Read more
A Natural Approach to Vibrato
The notion of natural this or natural that is a modern day phenomenon attributed to everything from food to hair products. When referring to viola or violin vibrato, there is a vague notion of somehow playing with less tension. But I would prefer to attribute naturalness to incorporation of motion studies utilizing intrinsic functionality of skeleton […]Read more