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Great lesson, Pierre. I think maybe one of your best ever!
"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
I listen for phrasing much more than the acrobatics that often dominate a violin piece but it took me a long time to overcome my worship of the technical. Still requires concentration.
Phrasing is barely possible if I am stumbling over the printed notes.
When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
I loved this lesson! Not as easy as it looks thought when trying to play with the right intonation already takes a lot of concentration (and bowing straight etc), but really something to start practicing when you know a piece well! Thanks Pierre!
"It can sing like a bird, it can cry like a human being, it can be very angry, it can be all that humans are" Maxim Vengerov
Pierre this is a great lesson. Made sense and you are just the guy to explain phrasing ... you are an expressive guy (all part of your charm and talent).
Working on a piece with no words.....so the phrasing is a bit of a struggle for me right now, but I do see how it is going to make a huge difference when I get the hang of it.
Thanks again for another great lesson.
Vibrato Desperato.... Desperately seeking vibrato
Very helpfull lesson FM! I like your editing near the end I have played only one instrument that almost completely ignores phrasing...........the highland bagpipes. Except for fingering embelishments......its all or nothing. I like the wide variety of sound possible with the violin. Thanks.
"The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work." - Mark Twain
So cool. I think I am but know I am not, certainly it doesnt come across very much. Im definately working on it. Some of the things you say sound like me,,,or is it that I sound like you? probably. ha ha, comes from spending so much time here watching vids. Keep em coming!
"Please play some wrong notes, so that we know that you are human" - said to Jascha Heifetz.
Very good video, Pierre
That's a twighlight zone!
That's what my teacher always tells me.!.
As for me, dynamic is much harder than even to have an acceptable intonation!
But i'm trying-trying-and trying For now i'm definitely not expressive (or wrong-expressive) LOL, hopefully it'll get better =). I understand all of it and try to tell the story.... but it doesn't come out the way i hear it
My teacher says - it's like painting. For now i'm volume-blind Is there such thing? Is it fixable? My teacher suspects that i have no soul and my brain is square formed LOL!
Thank You kindly, FiddlerMan!!!! =)
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