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Reading a common symbols in a music sheet
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I read music but I’m not familiar with violin music and terms. My questions are:

1. What does double stop mean?

2. What does it mean when there are four notes together on a stem? Could you really play four notes together at the same time with violin like playing piano pieces?

3. I read somewhere in the forum that a note with a slur tie to an identical note, e.g., two whole notes G are tied together with a slur, when playing piano you hold the key down for the entire time value for both notes, what about violin?  

4. When the fiddlerman indicates to use two up bow or two down bows for two adjacent notes, does it mean you play the two notes with a slur? When the two notes are the same, do you have to stop the bow and then continue your up or down bow motion?

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August 4, 2011 - 5:01 pm
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Numbered answers to the above questions:

  1. A double stop is when you play two notes at once.
  2. Four notes are difficult to play at once but you can play 2 and 2 in such a way that it sounds like 4. You can play the first two as a grace note leading to the next 2.
  3. Same thing with the violin if you can hold it long enough. Otherwise you have to change the bow as unnoticeably as possible.
  4. If I indicate two ups or downs without a slur you give a slight stop and continue in the same direction. You play exactly as though you were to change directions but continue instead in the same direction. I may make a video on that to demonstrate.

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