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This is a great read:
@fiddlinsteudel That whole site is great! Lots of information.
Thanks for the link!
Violinist start date - May 2013
Fiddler start date - May 2014
FIDDLE- Gift from a dear friend. A 1930-40 german copy, of a french copy of a Stradivarius. BOW - $50 carbon fiber. Strings - Dominants with E Pirastro Gold string.
Nice set of tips. I particularly liked the pair for practising slow and fast. Slow is good for precision, fast is good for fluidity/fluency, when you drop back to the actual tempo you'd perform at.
Looks like a good site for that genre.
"This young wine may have a lot of tannins now, but in 5 or 10 years it is going to be spectacular, despite the fact that right now it tastes like crude oil. You know this is how it is supposed to taste at this stage of development." ~ Itzhak Perlman
Nice article. But #10...find inspiration is the best! Just a week into fiddling, I started to slog thru the mandatory "Twinkle" and realized the tune did nothing for me. So I quickly gave my motivation a big boost by finding a few tunes that I can better relate to. Right now it's "El Condor Pasa" (I'd rather be a hammer than a nail). Great finger workout, fairly simple and yet a pleasing, familiar tune. Hey! I'm my own teacher, right?