Jascha Heifetz demonstrates impeccable bow control in up- and down-bow staccato in his arrangement of Dinicu's Hora Staccato.
Read The Strad's 6 ways to improve your staccato.
The Carnegie Hall recital sealed the 16-year-old’s reputation as an astonishing and unruffled performer, set a new bar for violin playing and led to a season full of engagements and a recording contract, as Dario Sarlo reveals
Saariaho’s violin concerto contains multiple layers of meaning for the US violinist – as well as a personal connection with the composer
Guidance from The Strad’s archive on tuning, bow control, shifting, direction and pulse
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