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

Esther Yoo Pizzicato

Esther Yoo’s practice tips: chord pizzicato

2022-07-28T20:50:00+01:00

Yoo shares how mimicking a guitar pick with the index finger and thumb can help violinists with strumming technique

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The Strad Podcast Episode #55: Time For Three on triple concertos

2022-07-28T02:05:00+01:00

Violinists Nick Kendall and Charles Yang, and double bassist Ranaan Meyer speak about triple concerto commissions, plus their favourite string techniques

Left Hand

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Violinist Ray Chen gives left-hand pizzicato lesson

2022-07-27T21:54:00+01:00

Violinist Ray Chen gives a video lesson on mastering left-hand pizzicato, as demonstrated in Paganini's Caprice no.24.

Right Hand

Joan Jeanrenaud

Former Kronos Quartet cellist Joan Jeanrenaud on pizzicato techniques

2022-07-27T10:00:00+01:00

Pizzicato style is rarely analysed, but is so vital in modern repertory says the artist, who performed with the contemporary quartet for 20 years