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A few people were asking and encouraging me in the chat to put up a video after the work was done on my violin. This technically goes with the earlier post that I put up with the pics of the shop: Original Post . Anyways, here's the video for ya. Dealt with a bit of nervousness that keeps tensing up my hand more than usual during the vid but will have to learn to work through that lol. Thanks to Diane for some tips on the video editing as I was having a software meltdown earlier lol.
Nice video, Chris.
I'm really happy that you're happy about the work Mark performed.
Sounds really good, nice warm tone. You've been working on your slur's and string crossing's I see, good deal. Could use a little more bow though. Your elbow is tucked in closer to your belly, that's good, it helps reaching the lower string's.
Re: the spot at the end ?, Mark told me when I watched him apply the second coat of French Polish, (to the back) that in order to fix that he would have to cut out the wood and replace it and that it won't affect the sound by just leaving it. It's in a place that isn't noticeable anyway.
He did a fine job on your "old girl".
Thanks all . Was well worth the investment to have the work done and now that I am no longer 'video challenged' (again, thanks @KindaScratchy ) I should be able to start posting to the critique area for some much needed advice as well!
@Fiddlestix - I've been trying to focus on exactly that, string crossings and slurs . I've been trying to use more bow but it's a slow process, from what I've found. Feels uncomfortable to bow too close to the frog for some reason, probably because I don't want to hit the strings with the nickel piece lol. Still having some issues keeping the bow from hitting other strings though, will continue to work on that.
oh... it is gorgeous. No joke..what a beautiful sound... she is just rich and amazing!
I am so happy for you! Thank you.. keep it up...
I am jealous about the editing... good job. I hope to hear the two of you more often.
Congrats and wow Congrats!
I can tell you are pleased!
Vibrato Desperato.... Desperately seeking vibrato