Variation 8

ID 5276

Ševčík marks this variation’s tempo as 1/4 note = 132, to be played at the frog.

Because it is at the frog, the hand and fingers need to be flexible for both the détaché semiquavers and for the spiccato quavers. You can use an active hand and finger stroke and since we are using the heavy part of the bow use the side of hair for both on and off-string strokes. You can also play this variation in other parts of the bow to find the place with the most resonance.