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I'm watching Violin Masters on WFYI.  It's about Stratavari and Guarineri.  (not sure how to spell either).  It is amazing.

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oooh oooh :

cheers! - ⁰ℨ

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Loved this video, thanks, ozmous.

Notice @:34 and again at 6:45 how they hold the violin in their left hands, the thumbs are not under the neck but the violin is resting in the fork of the thumb and index finger.

@5:03 he say's " rumbles and growls"....... sounds like mine..always growling, maybe it's the rosin.      Ya think ?    

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Fiddlerman
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Actually, it works well to hold the violin like that and makes for a quicker vibrato but not for those who have short fingers. Also, when he goes up on the violin, beyond 6th position, you can't keep it like that.

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So true about moving up to higher position's. When I hold / support the violiin with my thumb under the neck, I lose track of where I am and tend to be off key when I get back to the open G, which I use on many song's for a last note in the run. My thumb doesn't stick up quite as high though, I lost 1/2" of it in a power-planer accident 40 yrs ago.     dazed

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That was awesome.... Great way to start my day. Thank you.

Vibrato Desperato.... Desperately seeking vibrato

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That was very cool to watch, I cant help think of FM $90 black spray painted violin though.

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LOL, Good point.

I guess you can't buy a strad for $99 bucks. ROFL

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That was interesting.

Thank you for sharing !

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