THE ORCHESTRA: A USER'S MANUAL

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VIOLIN


Section: Strings
Transposing? No

Construction
Range
Bowing
Plucking
Left Hand
Mute/Harmonics
Chords
Extended
Player's Tips and Tricks

Links

 

Miranda Dale offers tips and tricks on violin writing, from a player's perspective

Artificial Harmonics
Bowing in Extended Techniques
Chords
'Concerto' writing for orchestral instruments
Extended Techniques
Fashions in violin playing
Harmonics
Orchestral Parts
Page Turns
Pizzicato
Plucking speeds
Players
Slow music
Tapping the instrument
Tremolo
The Violin Section
'Violinistic' writing vs. effects