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Playing Review June 2016
1st video to group
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Hey everyone. Got the nerve to video myself and post it for feedback. Been playing a little over 2 weeks now. I did hear a few "out of tune" notes. This is with my very old steel strings. Just got my order now of FM synthetics and will be interested to hear the difference. And a surprise came with the strings...a new cloth!  Mine is so old.  Thank you Fiddlerman!!!!

P.S. Hope no one cringes too much listening  🙂

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Fran,

For two weeks your doing GREAT!!

 

And welcome to the Forum.

 

Mark

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Thanks Mark!

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Great job! 🙂 

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Thanks damfino!

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@Fran - Your playing is excellent considering you've only been at it a couple of weeks!

My 7-year-old passed by while I was playing the video - he commented "Who is that? I like it! That's my favorite kind of music!"

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Thanks @Fidelestre! 

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Fiddlerman
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June 27, 2016 - 2:38 pm
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I agree, you are doing great.

Thanks for sharing your progress. Look forward to seeing more. No cringes over here. 🙂

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but the one who needs the least."

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@Fran : I think you are doing great!  Can't wait to hear with the new FM strings.  Don't forget to smile!

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Thanks @intrepidgirl!  I was concentrating so hard I forgot to smile! Next time!  🙂

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Smiling and playing simultaneously is not easy. Try thinking about something funny. Truth is that you play differently when you smile. Try smiling and bitching someone out. LOL

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Two weeks? Great Caesar's ghost. I about fell down reading that...and then watching the vid. NICE, Fran. 

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@BowMeAway  Thanks.  I used to play in school in the 60's so maybe my fingers have some muscle memory in the deep recesses?  All I know is I'm enjoying it so much

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Fidelestre said
@Fran - Your playing is excellent considering you've only been at it a couple of weeks!

My 7-year-old passed by while I was playing the video - he commented "Who is that? I like it! That's my favorite kind of music!"  

That's adorable. <3

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