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Classical MoCap Part 2: Systems and Applications of Motion Capture

MoCap Violin Setup We conclude our two part feature on “MoCap” by exploring three major motion capture systems and the application of one in particular to classical music
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Classical MoCap Part 1 – Intro to Motion Capture

Classical MoCap Part 1: Intro to Motion Capture

Classical MoCap Part 1 - Intro to Motion Capture Motion capture is a fascinating topic that has real practical applications in classical music! Read on to learn more about them.
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Exclusive Interview with Erwin Schoonderwaldt (Part 2)

Motion capture has been used to heal patients and make our movies more realistic—but its greatest secrets are still being unlocked. Read the conclusion of our exclusive interview with motion capture scientist Dr. Erwin Schoonderwaldt to learn more!
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Helmholtz Resonance Signature Mode In The Violin

Want to achieve a better tone? Purchase a better quality instrument. NOT SO FAST!! Find out what Scientists say about the Helmholtz Resonance Signature Mode!
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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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What is “Good” Tone? Re-calibrating our Ears

Have you ever wondered exactly what “good” tone is? If you want to learn more about how to improve YOUR tone READ ON!
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