Spiccato in Context - Repertoire
that includes Spiccato
Excerpt 1 is from Haydn’s Symphony No. 94, Surprise, movement 2.
This excerpt makes use of a slow, brush stroke type of spiccato . In
this excerpt, the spiccato is played between the middle and the frog.
Excerpt 2 – Gavotte by Gossec. This excerpt demonstrates spiccato
at a medium tempo. In this excerpt, the spiccato is slightly more vertical
than in the Haydn excerpt, and is played near the camber point.
POSTURE • INSTRUMENT SIZING • INSTRUMENT POSITION
BOW HOLD • BOW STROKE • INTERMEDIATE RIGHT HAND SKILLS • ADVANCED RIGHT HAND SKILLS
LEFT HAND POSITION • SHIFTING • VIBRATO • ADVANCED LEFT HAND SKILLS