Please feel free to share. “The Little Drummer Boy Project”
Yesterday, I heard on NPR a few songs by a professional violinist that sounded extremely shrill, something like a glass harmonica, which I thought it was. I missed the beginning of the show and didn't understand what was going on, except that the composer of the pieces are very contemporary. I believe the musician called her instrument a Baroque Violin. How is such a sound made?
Harmonics can sound like a glass harmonica; they are subtle, ethereal sounds. Check out Fiddlerman's brief tutorial video on violin harmonics to see if you recognise any of the sounds (they're quite varied):
Welcome to the friendly fiddle forum.
"It is vain to do with more that which can be done with less" - William of Ockham
"A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in" - Frederick the Great