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Technical efficacy for violin improvisation: How not to run out of fingers

Stone, Christopher


This thesis addresses technical and philosophical approaches to improvising on the violin. Violin technique has predominantly been developed and taught within the classical repertoire music context, within which it is rare to improvise. This study argues that significant elements of classical violin technique inhibit improvisation. It does this by responding to a community of improvising violinists that have developed alternative technical approaches that are idiosyncratic and minimally...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/NBY3-6D60


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