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Nice Amazing Grace. I can book you into the 10:00 service if you like ?
Seriously, your intonation is pretty well under control as is your bow (believe it or not )
I do not know about the bounce but I will tell you something I read which is lingering in the back of my mind ...... the report was that holding the bow too tight AND/OR having the hair too loose can be factors in bouncing bows.
When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
When my bow starts bouncing, it almost always seems to end up being that my right hand is tensing up or I've started bending my bow thumb backwards again.
"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
since I havent posted a new vid in a long time I wont critique. I did think you did a great job. Now try smiling when you play, why? because subconsciously when you are tensed up you cannot smile. Also, when you smile you are automatically more relaxed. Forget makeup...a smile makes anyone better looking. oh, great job. imo.
"Please play some wrong notes, so that we know that you are human" - said to Jascha Heifetz.
No offense taken, Rob! You are absolutely right…I was thinking the same thing….I look way too serious when I play….mad, even.
Ahhh, I have the same issue! It takes a lot of concentration to focus, and unfortunately as violinists our faces are so close to the instrument that whatever expressions we hold become part of the performance.
But anyway. Nice job, Diane. I would also like to see more phrasing in your playing.
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