double stopping


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Noun1.double stopping - stopping two strings and producing two notes at the same time
stopping - the kind of playing that involves pressing the fingers on the strings of a stringed instrument to control the pitch; "the violinist's stopping was excellent"
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Violin technique normally consisted of the use of a single left-hand position, no double stopping, and no complex bow strokes.
Watch the thumb position, double stopping and octave passages that challenge the most virtuoso cellist.
The business end of the evening was actually Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No 2, delivered with impressive clarity, a wonderful, dulcet tone, even in the paciest passages, and with the Phil beautifully in step - the duet between soloist and orchestra exemplified in the allegro, with the violin's discordant double stopping and descending scales mirrored in the strings.