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November 23, 2021 - 12:51 pm
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Well, I seem to be able to do. y cello,again, and get up and safely put it back on the stand after sitting and playing. Yippee! 

Unfortunately, I seem to have a little playing ability. I will have to back up a bit with the songs I was playing and refresh. I also need to strengthen my fingers. It takes a little more finger strength on the cello than my violin and viola. 

On a good note, at least I can now do it. 😁

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Very happy to hear you are doing so well. I'm sure the ability to play the way you could before will come back quickly!

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November 23, 2021 - 1:45 pm
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Thanks. I hope so. I love the sound of my cello. I am sure I will get back into cello shape. Cello and viola are my favorites.

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happy news @mouse !  glad youre back at it and able to play again!

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@Mouse -

GREAT NEWS!   

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November 23, 2021 - 6:01 pm
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Thanks.

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Mouse,

Fantastic, glad your on the mend.

 

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If you've been unwell or injured, mouse, I'm sorry to hear it - I missed the story (I'm only online three days a week). Best wishes.

I'd never been injured before, and it's not nice if you are a musician (or sportsperson, I guess). I missed most of a summer's violin practice, and I can only imagine what AndrewH has been going through for what seems like years now.

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November 24, 2021 - 8:13 pm
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Thank you, Alf. No injury or illness. Just a surgery I delayed for almost 2 years. All taken care now and getting better 👍

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Yet another thread/post I missed - great to hear you are back-on-track to some extent @mouse !

Yeah - fingers / hand / arm ( not to mention other apparently unrelated possibilities which affect playing ) can be the WORST.

So glad you feel happy and capable of returning to the fray that is "Bowed Stringed Instruments" - probably one of the hardest playing-challenges out there !

Welcome back to playing, take it easy and at your own rate until you're totally happy again !

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Thanks. No group project this time, but I will love watching the final video.

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My cello is ever so slowly coming back. The main issue is my left hand finger strength. My ring finger has redeveloped that issue of wanting to collapse. I had to deal with that before and was almost over it. It's back. 

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But progress is good! And just think, it probably won't take as long to get to your previous level as it did the first time! thumbs-up

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Thanks, @JohnG I wasn’t going to do White Christmas, but I think I can do it and might actually be able to record it this afternoon, if I can get a quiet house. (meaning husband has to choose flight simulator or messing with a computer in the basement or freeze puttering in the garage 😁) No problem, he is pretty cooperative when I am doing this. Just have to let him know I am going to do it and let him know when I am done. I am soooo spoiled! 

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