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Sawing away at Twinkle
Here's an entirely new bowing method demonstrated on Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. :)
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KindaScratchy
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February 13, 2014 - 8:54 pm
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Saw (no pun intended) this video posted by Mark O'Connor on Facebook. I thought folks here would get a kick out of it. Mark posted it as a tongue-in-cheek commentary on the Suzuki method. He's not a fan. Not looking to stir up a debate on that topic here. Just thought the video was funny.

When the work's all done and the sun's settin' low,

I pull out my fiddle and I rosin up the bow.

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February 13, 2014 - 9:12 pm
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That is funny!  Love it .... Haha

Vibrato Desperato.... Desperately seeking vibrato

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Hmmm.  That might come in handy for playing songs like Drowsey Maggie.

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. ~Herm Albright

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@KindaScratchy 

Diane

It sounds rather 'mandoliny'. rofl

Should try it with a plectrum.

The SawzAll strikes again :)

Seen it all. Done it all. Can't remember most of dunno ..... What was I saying???? facepalm

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KindaScratchy
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February 14, 2014 - 10:11 pm
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You're right, John @Ferret . It does sound like tremolo. Hmmm. Might be tough to attach a pick to a SawzAll. Maybe a Dremel tool would work better with a mando. :)

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When the work's all done and the sun's settin' low,

I pull out my fiddle and I rosin up the bow.

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February 14, 2014 - 10:12 pm
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That is hilarious!  Definitely a first, don't think I've ever seen anyone play violin with a saw before lol.  Funny part is that it actually sounded pretty decent ha ha.  Thanks for sharing Diane.

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Gotta give him credit for being innovative.....lol!

Wonder how well the Saw Bow would work, playing Flight Of The Bumblebee.

"Music is what feelings sound like." ~ Author Unknown

 

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