Bow Length Duration on Strings

Bow Length Duration on Strings The time of how long one bow length lasts on string instruments is massively depending on the dynamic degree it is being played. For instance on Violins playing a super soft pianissimo, it is possible to extend the time until you need to...

Bow Tremolo Stamina

Bow Tremolo Stamina While bow tremolos on the strings create a great shimmering or a very climactic effect, make sure to not write too long passages in tremolo. Especially on loud dynamics, this technique becomes quite exhausting and eventually the muscles of your...

Vibrato

Vibrato The amount and intensity of vibrato as a default playing style is highly depending on the instrument and also location of the orchestra. While string players naturally add vibrato to longer notes, brass players only play with slight vibrato when they have an...