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Like I said, any more critique? I know my note strength can use work, how do I improve this? I like to think I keep my bow straight but who knows. Was my fingering bad? I opted to play the higher part all on the A string rather than switch to E, since it seemed easier. When playing high on the A like that (goes up to F), should I be playing closer to the bridge?
I will post both .Mov file and .pdf of sheet music (for which I am playing the melody)
There are two things you can do immediately to "fix" any issues.
1. Intonation- it might just be me but it didnt sound in tune, so I would def double check and work on that.
2. Dynamics- Playing softer and louder with gradual increases as marked creates alot of musical interest.
Use (a tuner) or whatever interval training method you prefer for the notes. Playing the dynamics is trickier if youve never played really loudly. As weve mentioned before, your ear is right next to the instrument so you wont be able to tell if you are playing loud enough, not to mention controlling the bow while playing louder. Playing louder gives you the range to play noticeably softer and so on.
Hope that helps.
"Please play some wrong notes, so that we know that you are human" - said to Jascha Heifetz.