Pizzicato and bowed tuning notes

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If you are a beginner and not yet confident with the bow, you may prefer to tune your violin using pizzicato. Here are pizzicato tuning notes – try to match the sound of your strings to these notes.

If you are confident with the bow, it’s better to tune using the bow because it’s easier to hear the pitch of the strings. Here are arco (bowed) tuning notes: