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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 SIZINGINSTRUMENT POSITION

BOW HOLDBOW STROKE INTERMEDIATE RIGHT HAND SKILLSADVANCED RIGHT HAND SKILLS

LEFT HAND POSITIONSHIFTINGVIBRATOADVANCED LEFT HAND SKILLS

 

 
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