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Harmonics
Explanations of the physics of harmonics and practice tips to make them reliable every time

 
Definition
Five rules for playing harmonics:

  • Play close to the bridge
  • Lots of bow speed
  • Lots of bow pressure
  • Tilt your bow
  • No martelé


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Exercises
Review the 5 rules for playing harmonics.

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In high positions, the distance between 1st and 4th finger diminishes.

For double stop harmonics, use equal bow pressure on both strings.

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Master Classes
When you vibrate harmonics, the 3rd and 4th fingers should not vibrate more than the 1st and 2nd fingers.

Remember the 5 rules for playing harmonics.

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