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How to do vibrato on the violin

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How to do vibrato on the violin    14:18 on Monday, August 19, 2013 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

croche127
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I've been playing around on the violin for a couple of months but I can't seem to figure out vibrato. I've tried watching a bunch of YouTube tutorials, but they only seem to work when the violin is in guitar position and when I put it up under my chin, it is really awkward trying to do vibrato how the videos tell you to. I really want to be able to play with vibrato because it makes the music sound SO much better.

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Re: How to do vibrato on the violin    11:51 on Saturday, August 31, 2013 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

musicismydrug1
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Vibrato comes with time and practice, being that you're a beginning violinist don't worry about it just yet. Try practicing finger warm ups and getting comfortable with a slowed down movement of vibrato until you develop the skill. You have to make the joints in your fingers, wrist, and elbow loose and it will help make the movement easier.It's also sometimes easier to start working on vibrato in third position. It's one of the hardest parts of playing violin so don't feel badly that you can't yet hope this helps.

   

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