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First attempt to learn Lux Aeterna by Clint Mansell
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August 15, 2015 - 12:25 am
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It's been a while since I posted as I have been crazy busy. Finally got a chance to sit down and pick up some sheet music. This is my first attempt at playing Lux Aeterna. I know I need lots of work on my intonation and techniques, but I was just feeling out the sheet music. I have a fresh set of D'Addario Preludes and installed a new tailpiece on the violin. Also, using Fiddlerman Carbon Fiber bow, that bow rocks! 😀

https://youtu.be/t6ZyySnJMHg

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August 15, 2015 - 12:41 am
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Wow, just notice I have my first badge. 😀 Awesome! 

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Fiddlerman
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August 15, 2015 - 4:02 pm
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You must have submitted a video to the critique corner right?

That badge is for that. You get one for this as well. I'll get you that one now.

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August 15, 2015 - 6:25 pm
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Yahoo!!! Nice to see you!  Good working on that tune !!!! Keep at it.   Nice background music.... Thanks !!!! Good job!

Vibrato Desperato.... Desperately seeking vibrato

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August 16, 2015 - 9:11 pm
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Thanks for the words of encouragement. 😀 I will be working on this for the next few weeks. I think Lux Aeterna is the perfect for getting my coordination down and I really need to work on my fourth finger. Sadly I deleted this video by mistake but had reuploaded it so I'll repost it now. I also created a backing track using Rosegarden and LMMS to create the midi file that I then exported into a standard .wav file for the video. Always use 24bit 48khz with audio to retain enough definition for final mixdown. 

 

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August 17, 2015 - 6:05 am
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Can't hear any violin. I believe I would have chosen a song with not so many parts and a much easier song.

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August 17, 2015 - 7:16 am
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Fiddlestix, the second video is just a backing track that I created in a midi program called LMMS (Linux Multimedia System) I used Rosegarden to combine two .pdf files of the sheet music for cello and piano and the had to play around with the notes to get the timing right. Now I have a backing track that I can legally use on Youtube without fear of a copyright mark against my account. 

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August 21, 2015 - 6:58 pm
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This track is now available on loudr.fm

Fiddlerman, would it be ok if I link to it here?

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August 22, 2015 - 7:04 am
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Sure. Thanks for asking.:)

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