In this video, Alana Youssefian gives some examples of how violinists can use their technique to depict the scenery of Vivaldi’s “Spring” concerto. Accompanying the music of this concerto is a sonnet describing the beauty and excitement of Spring: chirping birds, flowing streams and bombastic storms. By experimenting with where they position the bow on the strings, as well as changing the articulation in the right and left hands, violinists can paint a glorious picture as they perform this concerto.
Alana’s performance of the full concerto, Spring RV 269:
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Ms. Youssefian filmed this video as part of the Voices of Music Recording at Home program.
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