All vibrato articles – Page 2

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    Cellist David Finckel on producing a wider vibrato


    The wider your fingertips, the easier it is to produce a wide vibrato' Cellist David Finckel demonstrates how to produce a wider, richer vibrato. Watch Finckel's video demonstration on smooth bow changes and read his 10 habits of successful musicians. Subscribe to The Strad or download our ...

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    Did early string players use continuous vibrato?


    Contrary to current thinking, a light vibrato was the order of the day for 18th-century musicians, asserts Beverly Jerold

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    Steven Isserlis on using the right amount of vibrato


    You do need vibrato to emphasise phrasing and emotion, but not as an automatic part of your sound'Cellist Steven Isserlis puts former BBC Young Musician of the Year winner Guy Johnston through his paces in Rachmaninov's Cello Sonata at the International Musicians' Seminar Prussia Cove, and talks about ...

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    Violinist Itzhak Perlman on vibrato


    'One of my pet peeves is vibrato, the most underused tool for music-making' Violinist Itzhak Perlman, who is interviewed in The Strad's July 2014 issue, talks about vibrato. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase ...

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    From the archive: Vibrato on the Violincello


    In this article published in The Strad, May 1912, Emil Krall offers some instruction