What is the Schelleng Diagram? Find out, and see how it can help you play with better tone!
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One of the first scientific studies into the important topic “To play parallel or not?” Read on because WE need YOUR HELP in answering that question
To Play Parallel or Not? Should the bow be parallel to the bridge? This is a question that has caused controversy over many years. READ ON FOR AN INTRODUCTION TO THIS HOTLY-DEBATED TOPIC!
To play parallel or not? Hans Jørgen Jensen is constantly pushing the boundaries of what we know about classical string music. His latest endeavor is taking on the fascinating, yet controversial, topic of whether or not the bow should be parallel to the bridge when playing. The first part of this is understanding this [...]
Two methods of movement education that have been particularly popular with musicians are the Feldenkrais Method and Alexander Technique. These two methods of somatic education use specific patterns of movement to help bring our attention to how we move.
Read on to discover a fantastic exercise from Dr. Cheri Collins on how to learn to play with the Helmholtz Motion, and thus play with better tone.
Have you ever wondered exactly what “good” tone is? If you want to learn more about how to improve YOUR tone READ ON!
New and exciting research on the subject of brain development and music!
Dr. Cheri Collins shares some of her extensive knowledge that comprised her dissertation regarding Helmholtz’s concept of motion and how it pertains to playing string instruments. In this article she explores the plucked vs. bowed string.
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