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Union Grove NC Fiddlers Conv.
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May 27, 2012 - 5:33 pm
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I spent Friday at the Union Grove Fiddlers Convention during the memorial day weekend. My biggest complaint is that there was not enough fiddlen goin on. facepalm

I was suprised to see how many different ways there are to hold and play a Violin/Fiddle.  Also it seems like no one plays using sheet music. They all seem to play by ear, which I can't do. All the best stuff was happening on Sat. and of course I had other plans for then. Can't wait for the next convention.cheerssmilewinkbanana

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May 27, 2012 - 6:34 pm
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Well you know, even people playing from sheet music eventually knows the piece by heart so don't worry it will come!

"It can sing like a bird, it can cry like a human being, it can be very angry, it can be all that humans are" Maxim Vengerov

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I can't play a piece off of sheet music too many times without it coming by itself and getting memorized automatically.

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