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violingal
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April 29, 2020 - 11:19 pm
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Hi Gibbles and Fiddlerman;

I have a bit of trouble hitting the double stop on Violin 4rth Part. How about an open g string & G on D string, bar 22?  Or do you prefer just the G on D string? 

Thanks,

Violingal violin_girl

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Fiddlerman
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April 30, 2020 - 4:22 pm
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You can choose either note.
When all the parts come together it won't matter much.

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but the one who needs the least."

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violingal
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May 2, 2020 - 12:05 am
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Hi Fiddlerman.

Will do. I am restarting my violin playing and realize that I hold my violin too tightly and don't have flexibility for double stops and great vibrato.   Your videos are inspiring me to get more relaxed and I want to play jazz and blues like you!!

Greetings and thanks from the Pacific Northwest.

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Welcome to the forum and back to playing.  

 

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Fiddlerman
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May 7, 2020 - 2:56 pm
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@violingal - Very nice. I'm glad to hear it.

Yes, holding the instrument too tight can cause unneeded tensions which will both make you tired and be counter-productive in producing a better sound.

Ad libbing and playing blues is a lot of fun.

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violingal
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May 14, 2020 - 11:18 pm
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Thanks Fiddlerman and Georganne for your kind words.

Had lots of fun doing the GOT video and look forward to the final video!  

Cheers,

Violingal violin_girl

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