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General Left Hand Position Principles for All the Strings

  • The wrist should be straight, but not stiff or tense.
  • The fingers should be curved. All the finger joints should be bent in the direction they were intended to bend.
  • There should be no hyperextended or locked joints.
  • The left hand should not support the weight of the instrument.
  • The fingers of the left hand should remain over the fingerboard, even when not in use.

 

POSTURE INSTRUMENT SIZINGINSTRUMENT POSITION

BOW HOLDBOW STROKE INTERMEDIATE RIGHT HAND SKILLSADVANCED RIGHT HAND SKILLS

LEFT HAND POSITIONSHIFTINGVIBRATOADVANCED LEFT HAND SKILLS

 

 
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