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Hello from Amsterdam
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January 20, 2021 - 3:32 am
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Hi everybody,

This is Daniel from Amsterdam. I played violin when I was 8 until about 12 (when it wasnt considered 'cool' anymore... _)

Picked it back up when I was a at university in my 20s, fun only. 

Now in my late 40s I picked it back up during lockdown. I am loving the feeling of old muscle memory coming back to life. It also teaches me patience because it now seems even harder to get the right sound. I realized I only ever played short notes as my vibrato or even depth of playing longer notes was never really developed. 

I now use all the good things tech has to offer so I can make the perfect supporting piano or any other instruments in my DAW. And play it with different speeds. This really improves the fun of playing a lot! 

My first teacher was a very strict orchestra violinist who used to force me (physically) in the right playing position for 2 hrs a week. This kind of discipline of young children would not be tolerated today : ))  This didn't stop my love for the violin. Thank God! 

I work in healthcare btw. 

Very nice meeting you all!



January 20, 2021 - 4:11 am
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Welcome to the forum, enjoy the fiddle playing 


Master the Frog and you have mastered the bow.

Albert Sammons


January 20, 2021 - 12:08 pm
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@Playingagain -


To the Fiddlerman Forum! 

Think it's great you found your way back to your violin, now. 

 Can't wait to hear about what kind of music you enjoy playing! 

Very happy you are joining us here.  



- Emily

January 20, 2021 - 12:22 pm
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Welcome to the Forum, Playingagain! 

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