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haha you bet I do! I was just suggesting this as an idea to throw around since all the pieces I like to attempt usually requires 4th position E string etc and it might be easier to play on a B string in 1st position.
4th finger E note in A string sounds better than open E. Initially you will have problem in stretching the pinky. Try it on any string for 10 minutes. In a week's time you will be doing it fine. Have you heard the ringing sounds, for e.g 3rd finger 'A' in "E" string, 3rd finger 'D' in "A" string; similarly 4th finger 'E' in "A" string and 4th finger 'A' in "D" string. Try 4th finger 'D' in "G". The result will excite you.
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Give me excess of it ..(William Shakespeare in Twelfth Night)
No Suresh I don't think you understand what I'm saying. Not 4th finger on the A string to hit the E note. LOL. I meant 4th position E string as in my 1st finger is higher up the neck of the violin, so I have to play the entire song on the E string in multiple positions. The A string is way too low considering I'm talking about higher octaves. Of course I could always transpose the song down an octave but then it'd be less awesome IMO.
So assuming I don't have to resort to that and assuming I don't have a B string then I'd have to play some of these songs in multiple positions. The thing is, when you have to change positions a lot of times (especially higher up on the neck) it becomes very easy to lose/forget what position you're in, what position you need to get to, how far you hand has to travel to get to that position and also working out the change in finger spacing. Since I seem to play higher notes more often than lower notes, it's very tempting to use my 5th string for a higher note (ie B if it exists) instead of the current C note (which is also cool still because its like a viola + violin = violain as HC mentioned)
I ordered Tonica from No strings attached. postage is like 13 bux. South strings didnt put my order through because of shipping == so I missed the free shipping deal so i canceled that order. and YES i am looking for an easy way out... 1st position is soooo much more comfier imo. (omg im such a lazy bum )
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