Garth Knox: Viola Spaces / by Anne Lanzilotti

Thrilled to see these new video tutorials by Garth Knox on Viola Spaces (his extended techniques etudes)! Putting these here so they're in one place and easy to find; please follow evolvingstring and check back on Garth's website for updates.

A practical hands-on explanation of how to play "Beside the bridge" by Garth Knox, a concert study using "sul ponticello" playing. Demonstration by the composer himself. Video by Adam Hogan, sound by Douglas M Niemela at DXArts, UW, Seattle sheet music available here : https://en.schott-music.com/shop/viola-spaces-3.html

A hands-on demonstration of how to play "Ghosts", a concert study for viola by Garth Knox which explores the technique called "sul tasto", which means playing on the fingerboard.

A hands-on demonstration of how to play "One finger", a concert study for viola by Garth Knox which explores the technique called "glissando", which means sliding from one note to another with the same finger of the left hand.

A hands-on demonstration of how to play "Nine fingers", a concert study for viola by Garth Knox which explores the technique called "pizzicato", plucking without the bow.

A hands-on demonstration of how to play "Rapid repeat", a concert study for viola by Garth Knox which explores the technique called "tremolo".

A hands-on demonstration by the composer of how to play "Harmonic horizon", a concert study for viola by Garth Knox which explores harmonic, both natural and artificial.

A hands-on demonstration by the composer of how to play "In between", a concert study for viola by Garth Knox which explores quartertones.

A hands-on demonstration by the composer of how to play "Upn down, sideways, round", a concert study for viola by Garth Knox which explores some fancy (fun) bow techniques.

Viola Spaces is published by Schott and The new two viola versions can be found here.