Tag Archives: Hans Jorgen Jensen

Playing with a Parallel Bow

READ-WATCH-ANSWER… and help us ALL learn more about playing with a parallel bow
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To Play Parallel or Not: A Controversy of Technique, Part 2

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
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To Play Parallel or Not: A Controversy of Technique, Part 1

To Play Parallel or Not: A Controversy of Technique, Part 1

String Theory Slider Version 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!
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To Play or Not to Play Parallel to the Bridge

  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 […]
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Learn to Play With Helmholtz Motion

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.
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Interview with Cellist and Editor Valter Dešpalj

Interview with Cellist and Editor Valter Dešpalj

Valter Despalj Featured Banner Internationally acclaimed cellist, arranger, and Ovation Press editor Valter Dešpalj shares his thoughts on arranging music and the evolving body of cello repertoire.
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Learn from Talent Code Author Daniel Coyle

Learn from Talent Code Author Daniel Coyle

Professional Slider Version Daniel Coyle, bestselling author of multiple books including the Talent Code (featuring our very own Hans Jørgen Jensen), gives us a nod over at his website.
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Interview with Editor Blair Milton

Check out our interview with Northwestern violin professor and Ovation Press editor Blair Milton, who shares many years of incredible experience and insights!
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Bow and Pluck of the Vibrating String

Check out the different ways in which sound is generated on string instruments and how you can use that knowledge in practice and performance. Hans Jorgen Jensen and Cheri Collins, experts here on the topic of “String Theory,” each explore the vibrating string and the relevant scientific discoveries of Hermann von Helmholtz.
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Physics of the Vibrating String

One of the most important elements of physics in string music is how a string vibrates. Learn about the experiments of the great scientist Hermann Helmholtz and how his research and findings could help you as a performing musician.
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