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Dehvid (see what I did there?) says Hi from Canada
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May 1, 2016 - 5:16 pm
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Excuse my terrible title joke, but that's just how I am sometimes.

I happened to stumble on this forum. Seems like a lot of useful info already from what I've seen so far so. I've seen Fiddlerman on YouTube so recognized his face like right away when I got on the site. 

As for me, I've been a part of other forums (non-music related) with thousands of posts so I understand how to be somewhat constructive. I started playing fiddle at the age of 9 or 10.... memory's a bit hazy but yeah anyway it was young enough to be able to develop a good ear for music. I quit for like 3 years (with maybe a bit of playing here and there), and I've recently started getting back into playing like a few months ago (I'm 19 now). I actually played better than before... was pretty surprised, but what took me to another level was watching videos, and playing along with them. My timing is probably the best ability I have, and it's quite a great feeling to be able to play along with professionals. Keeps a person motivated that's for sure.

Anyway that's me in the profile picture. I've had that 300$ fiddle for like 10 years. Cheap 10-20 buck strings. Was coasting through Fiddlerman's shop. 6k$ fiddle. I might have to start a patreon/gofundme account or something hahaha. 

Music I'm currently working on: Bonaparte's retreat. I've never done DDAD tuning so was a different experience. I actually attempted the music without doing the tuning and man it does make a difference.

I notice there's a section of the forum where people post their music, and people either praise, or give constructive criticism. I may just be a part of that sometime.

Anyway yeah I tend to write lengthy posts, but I guess that's just how I roll. 



May 2, 2016 - 8:11 am
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Welcome, David. Looking forward to hearing you play Bonaparte's retreat or another piece. I haven't experimented with alternate tunings yet, l but I like a lot of the fiddle songs that are commonly done with alternate tunings.


May 2, 2016 - 8:33 am
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Welcome to the forum, David 🙂

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May 2, 2016 - 2:17 pm
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How nice to meet you.

We like long posts and a sense of humor around here.

I have played with DDAD tuning for Midnight on the Water in the past. I simply adore it and my attention went onto something else.  I sure need to revisit that tuning.

Welcome and enjoy.


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May 2, 2016 - 10:23 pm
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Welcome back to the fiddle. Glad that you finally registered for the forum. 🙂
Like Toni said, we love funny people here. 😉
Looking forward to getting to know you here!

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but the one who needs the least."

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May 4, 2016 - 6:34 pm
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Thanks for the welcome guys. 🙂

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