Pizzicato. A How-To Guide.
Pizzicato is one of the most fun and easy ways to achieve a unique sound with your violin. Being a bow-compatable instrument, people do not typically associate the "plucked" or "strummed" sound with violin playing. However, pizzicato is one of many techniques that makes the violin so incredibly versatile in sound and in style. In this video, I share the basics of pizzicato, and an exercise you can use to practice this fun, right-hand technique!