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Ten years since recording the first episodes in this series, violinist/violist, teacher, and host Laurel Thomsen revisits the topic with fresh tips to help you sound more in tune on your violin, viola, cello, or bass. In this episode we cover several factors with our instrument which can affect intonation, as well as tips for how we can approach practice to better support developing good intonation. In the next episodes we'll cover specific exercises, technical concerns, and scale tuning. So enjoy this episode, and stay tuned, literally!

Show notes:

Past Intonation Episodes:

Intonation Mastery #1:

Intonation Mastery #2:

Conscious Listening

Intonation Workouts:

Past Violin Geek Blog posts about intonation:

Audiation: and

Improve Your Intonation Now:

Happy Practicing!

Wednesday November 2nd, 2022

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