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Three Months Into It.
It's been 3 months since I started playing the violin.
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Uzi
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It's been 3 months now, since I first got a violin (and about 1 month since I got another). Obviously, it's rough, but it's better than month one and better than month two, so at least I'm moving in the right direction. Somebody mentioned Ashokan Farewell, so I thought I'd give it a go.

https://soundcloud.com/shadow-bear/ashokanfarewell

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. ~Herm Albright

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BillyG
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May 1, 2014 - 12:48 am
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A new one to me Uzi - a nice tune, nicely played ! Well done.

I seriously recommend not copying my mistakes. D'oh - guntohead.JPG

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

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May 1, 2014 - 7:45 am
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Very nice. I just love this tune!!

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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WOW, 3 months-well played. A lovely tune also.

Patience is necessary to learn the violin: But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.-James 1:4
When I get discouraged: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.-Philippians 4:13

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NICE!!!!

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May 1, 2014 - 3:29 pm
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Fantastic. I really look forward to hearing your progress Uzi. Imagine how quickly you have come along. And the fiddle sounds great. :-)

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but the one who needs the least."

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Very nice Uzi. Sounded great, looking forward to hearing from you again! :)

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Thanks for being so kind everyone. I can actually play the song much better (or at least it seems like I can), but I know that as soon as I press the record button, I'm going to spaz out at some point, which of course, makes me spaz out at some point. You can clearly hear that the bow is tense rather than flowing smoothly. One thing I've learned is that tension and the violin do not work well together. If I can train myself to ignore the fact that I'm recording, I'll be much better off and probably the best way to do that is record more.

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. ~Herm Albright

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