Nino Rota Divertimento Concertante (harmonics mixed with closed notes), Masterclass with Jeff Bradetich

Rx: Learn to play Nino Rota’s Divertimento Concertante, especially the harmonics

In the course of working on this piece during a masterclass in Bogota Columbia, Bradetich discusses the following topics:

  • harmonics
  • changing speed of bow between closed note melodic gestures and harmonic melodic gestures
  • an exercise for playing closed notes and harmonic notes
  • coordination and rhythms
  • a way to sense if a new fingering might be better than a previously learned fingering
  • angle of bow in harmonics

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