Pizzicato

Perhaps not studied as much as bowing technique, there’s more to pizzicato than you might think. Explore our resources on how to enhance your plucking game: Left Hand and Right Hand

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Violin techniques with James Ehnes: pizzicato

2022-01-01T00:00:00+00:00

This set of short videos with Canadian violinist James Ehnes were published by CBC Music in 2016. They feature him discussing and demonstrating particular playing techniques.

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9 tips on playing the Ravel and Debussy quartets

2022-01-01T00:00:00+00:00

Franck Chevalier, viola player of the Quatuor Diotima, gives advice on how to approach the most celebrated French additions to the quartet repertoire

Left Hand

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Violinist Ray Chen gives left-hand pizzicato lesson

2022-01-01T00:00:00+00:00

Don't cut the nails on your left hand too short. This will help with catching the string - unless you have calluses made of iron!'

Right Hand

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9 tips on playing the Ravel and Debussy quartets

2022-01-01T00:00:00+00:00

Franck Chevalier, viola player of the Quatuor Diotima, gives advice on how to approach the most celebrated French additions to the quartet repertoire