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Britches full of stitches 7 weeks playing fiddle
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January 10, 2013 - 8:41 pm
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My intonation is off i know, :-( But i figured I'd show my progress into the tune. I'm also playing it at full speed. I'm enjoying it much though as well as my kids lol.

any tips are welcome!!


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January 10, 2013 - 10:15 pm
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Well you already know about the intonation which sounded good during a few sections (at least to me they did)  So if I might suggest.  Loosen up the wrist on your bow hand a bit.  It kinda looks like you're using your whole arm for each bow stroke as opposed to, from the elbow down.  I'm no pro by any stretch of the imagination but I think that your bow control will improve and the "screeching" on some of the string would disappear.

Still,  Awesome job!  I'm not sure I could play anything that fast I'm certain that when my instrument arrives in the mail I'm gonna be back to searching for the fingering for twinkle twinkle Like I occasionally do when typing :D

Lookin forward to an "update" video in the near future to mark you're improvements.


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