What is the most difficult violin piece ever? Using her 300-year-old Italian violin to demonstrate, violinist Jamie Hutchinson has just finished a recording session at Abbey Road Studios and can tell you all the hardest violin pieces ever written…
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Hardest Violin Pieces Ever
When talking about the most difficult violin pieces ever written, it is crucial to consider the technical difficulties of the instrument and factors such as bow control, agility, vibrato, tone quality, tempo, and even emotion.
These are pieces that are not for the faint-hearted! They are all technically demanding, AND a challenge to pull off, musically-speaking. When a violinist is totally “exposed” and playing alone, the pressure piles on. There is nowhere to hide…
List of difficult violin pieces
This is a fantastic list of some of the hardest violin pieces ever written. But let’s not forget; what is difficult for me, might be easy for you. And although these pieces are technically demanding, there are plenty of pieces that are technically simple, yet almost impossible emotionally to understand. Violin virtuosity isn’t everything!
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This was a great read. I am looking forward to learning these advanced pieces, do you have similar articles?
We have a great beginners guide, that you could read here.