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How to be fully relaxed while playing tremolo?
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August 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
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Hello. I can successfully coordinate both hands while playing a tremolo piece. And I suggest that my bowing hand is, generally, relaxed doing it. But some tension takes place when there are a lot of string crossing. I've read some information related to tremolo. I've applied this information to my practice. There is, however, still a problem with relaxed tremolo in the piece where a lot of string crossing takes place... I am very upset with it. 

Probably, I should buy another bridge which is more flat for my violin?

I really need your advices!


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August 28, 2014 - 10:30 pm
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I would not suggest getting a flatter bridge. If you lived close I would suggest that you visit for a lesson. A flatter bridge will make staying on one particular string at a time more difficult. Before switching strings though, it's a good idea to be as close to the next string as possible. Preparation is necessary. Also, try using your wrist for tremolo.

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