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My fingers got a little confused now and then the first couple of days, but after that I've had no problems switching back and forth between guitar and violin/fiddle. And you are correct, StoneDog, a lot of licks and tricks you know from guitar can be done pretty easy on violin by just fingering them "upside down", as you mentioned.
And think about how big your hands would have to be to reach as many notes on a guitar as you can reach on a violin/fiddle. LOL
"This young wine may have a lot of tannins now, but in 5 or 10 years it is going to be spectacular, despite the fact that right now it tastes like crude oil. You know this is how it is supposed to taste at this stage of development." ~ Itzhak Perlman
This Fiddle thing is kicking my A$$!!! > It is almost like if I was young again > a virgin at that > down some dark alley in Pittsburgh and this Angel of the Night comes up to me and takes me to a place I have never been > So SWEET yet so STRANGE > Yep, this Fiddle thing is NUTs!! > I have always wondered what is the difference between a Violin and a Fiddle?? > I give up > I just tell myself its time to play the Viddle.
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