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posted: 1/25/2007 at 9:37:56 PM ET
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How do you play a double stop on a violin?

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posted: 9/20/2008 at 9:59:43 PM ET
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a double stop is when you play the same note twice with the same bowing. There should just be a small pause in between the notes. You don't even need to pick up the bow.

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posted: 11/24/2008 at 12:19:36 PM ET
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Actually a Double stop is playing two notes on different strings at the same time. A triple stop would be three strings and a quadruple stop all 4 strings. The term "Stop" has an origin from the "stops" of an organ.

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