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May not be 'Great' but it 'Is' different
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Ferret
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Interesting. Takes pizzicato to a new level  rofl

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....pp=desktop

 

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

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It is actually a great way to practice left hand fingerings to learn a new song without the added confusion of bowing.

"Please play some wrong notes, so that we know that you are human" - said to Jascha Heifetz.

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Cup of coffee, world events > FOX news > 5:00 am > thats how I start my day.

It helps me learn the neck, learn tunes and scales. When I get home from work > I pull out the bow. > after crap is all done.

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Not only is that a great way to practice fingering, I enjoyed the sound he was making.

It was pleasantly mesmerizing.smile 

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

 

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I don't know if this is a recommended way of playing, but the other day I tried something different. While holding the violin under my chin, instead of planting my right thumb on the fingerboard, I just let my finger be free. I found it easier, and I thought it sounded better. I think I have seen professionals do this before but I am not sure.

 

In regard to the video, I think it is great to be creative with the violin. It sounded good.

Duane

 

"Violin is one of the joys of my life."

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