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A couple of 'Tune a Weeks' on my new fiddle
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Jim Dunleavy
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About time too! 🙂

The second one is still rendering, but here's Nearer My God to Thee. I'm not religious, but I've always liked this one.

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And the Godfather Theme. This was still processing when I posted the link, but hopefully will be all finished by the time anyone tries to watch it.

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Sounding good! Way better then I can do on either of those songs. Is that your new violin too? 

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Nice Jim, thank you for sharing..

That fiddle does have a nice sound.  Well, the player has a lot to do with that.

Journey began on Aug 3 2017

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rockinglr33 said
Sounding good! Way better then I can do on either of those songs. Is that your new violin too?   

Thanks @rockingglr33. Yes, that's my new Fiddlerman Master - it's a really nice instrument.

@JamesRSmithJr - thanks James! 🙂

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Nice work and nice sounding instrument @Jim Dunleavy - you've got a good one there!

The shifting's pretty good too - I need to spend more time on that!  Well done hats_off

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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@BillyG Thanks.

Yeah shifting needs a lot of practice to get it accurate. I'm still not happy with mine as I can only get close enough to easily correct the intonation with finger angle changes about half the time (and that's on a good day! lol).

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Very nice, Jim! You and your new fiddle are sounding great 😀 

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Really nice. I especially like the haunting, melancholy sound you're getting on the God Father theme.

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Thanks @damfino and @bob. 🙂

I see the next tune a week is just out - Braveheart. I quite fancy having a go at that one.

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Bingo. I feel that people are happy about that one. I'm glad to hear it.

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Sounding great Jim!

 

Perrie, the tune a week is very nice for hearing different songs I had not heard before, not a movie watcher so many of those are new to me.

Thanks

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I understand Mark. Great tunes are usually written for high budget"Great Movies". 🙂 I'm glad I'm introducing them to you.
So far I have only played pieces from my suggestion list which is pretty big now.

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