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Bt_movie_not_in_use Definition of proper left hand technique: Correct positioning, strong and healthy fingers on fingerboard, sustain and maintain pitch, intonation, & expression (00h:00m:04s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Demonstration of making proper finger contact with the fingerboard (00h:00m:45s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Breathing life into the finger as it makes contact with the fingerboard (00h:01m:06s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Playing the note before the finger makes contact with the fingerboard; finger is alive (with vibrato) before you touch the string (00h:01m:16s)
Bt_movie_not_in_use Fingers should be "breathing" and playing melodically (00h:01m:54s)

Left hand technique

Former San Francisco Symphony violinist and pedagogue Zoya Leybin discusses left hand technique for violinists

Artists Bt_info_artist Zoya Leybin

Instruments Violin