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Issues With C natural (A string) and G natural (E string), and one more issue on the E string
I am having issues with C natural(on A string) and G natural (on E string), and with hitting the B on E string followed by G natural on E string. I don’t want to start bad habits with my solution.
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September 21, 2019 - 12:12 pm
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Glad to hear things are going better.  I find C natural harder than C# too.  But I've noticed that most beginning lessons start with  that "high 2" fingering.  I think it is easier for most people.

Supporting your violin with your hand because it felt like it was falling likely added tension, making it harder.

BTW, I found this exercise from Julia Bushkova, and have begun doing the first part.  It is surprisingly difficult, but I believe it will help me with these sorts of issues as I learn new finger patterns:

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September 22, 2019 - 10:02 pm
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cid said
@Fiddlerman When I was playing this afternoon for two hours, most of it with this song or exercises to play those notes and use that fingering, it went better. It was improved when I quit. I was doing as was suggested, I out both the firat and second finger down at the same time repeatedly for a long time. It really helped. I still have issues, but most of the time I am in target or a lot closer than I was.

...........Felt like I made great progress today

I'm really glad to hear it. Hopefully it will get easier and easier and you'll do it naturally without thinking about it in the future. 

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