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A mini breakthrough...
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August 14, 2015 - 8:55 am
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happened to me Wednesday morning after going to jam Tuesday evening.  Now don't laugh, this was a mini breakthrough for me a strictly from music sheet tune learner!!

I woke up with a tune in my head from the jam session. I was able to play through it, slow and simple notes but YAY!!  I figured it out without music!!   Slow of course but I could hear the tune and play it - Reuben's Train.  Funny thing though I could not think of the title of the song for the longest time.

Now to get it up to speed!

Violinist start date -  May 2013  

Fiddler start date - May 2014

FIDDLE- Gift from a dear friend. A 1930-40 german copy, of a french copy of a Stradivarius.  BOW - $50 carbon fiber. Strings - Dominants with E Pirastro Gold string.

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August 14, 2015 - 10:39 am
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Great when that ( or other steps ) suddenly happen !   I'm still trying to get the swung 8ths - followed by a triplet working flawlessly !  Been two days since I last practiced that ( it's at the start of the B part of Harvest Hornpipe ) E-A(swung) A,A,A, then F#-A (swung),A,A,A then G-A etc....    ha ! And today it worked ( I was permanently fighting with bow direction and just getting tied in knots....) !  I mean - it just doesn't LOOK difficult....  but I had a real mental block !seandtrips.JPGImage Enlarger

No one is laughing !  @Schaick - just smiling with happiness for you - we all understand !!!!!!!  Honestly !

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I seriously recommend not copying my mistakes.  

Please make your own, different mistakes, and help us all learn :-)

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August 14, 2015 - 2:31 pm
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Just like me. Sometimes the names pops up all of a sudden in my head and sometimes not. LOL

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