Just one beautiful note is all we need as a starter for a gorgeous vibrato, writes Phyllis Young
The fascinating technique of vibrato is actually based on something very ordinary and common, so we should never be afraid of it. After all, we have been shaking things since we spotted the rattle in the cradle. So how do we do it? Unconsciously we pick a centre spot and move an equal distance away from it on each side with the motion in one direction generating the motion in the opposite direction. Think of waving to a friend arcross the street or rubbing out a mistake: the key ingredient in both - as well as in vibrato - is balance...
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