"The beast is the baroque bassoon." Our Co-Principal Bassoon, Peter Whelan, gives you the lowdown on his instrument youtu.be/ls-bij2qMT4
Go and see a modern orchestra and you’ll notice they’re all using vibrato. Go and see the OAE and things might not be quite the same. Why use vibrato? And why do we only use it sometimes?
Taking a break from rehearsing for Rossini’s Semiramide at the Proms, violinist Julia Kuhn explains how and why we use vibrato.