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May 3, 2012 - 1:46 pm
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Ok, so I came across this tune on Youtube a while back and never heard of it before but I rather enjoyed it. It was on one of those buy this lesson websites so I did by the lesson so I could learn the song. The lesson was very easy to follow and it also came with some jam tracks. 


Here is my attempt at playing the tune. I am playing along with the video so I am trying to play it up to speed. I gladly welcome any and all feedback on improvements I can make. It definitely needs to be cleaned up some. I always seem to have difficulty with the transition between the A and E strings on the second part.

Here is the Squirrel Hunters


Here is also the video I am playing along with for reference

May 3, 2012 - 2:15 pm
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Good show!   You will be a happy fiddler.  The speed will happen.

Your left hand seems under good control .... fingers close to the action.  That's a winner.



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May 3, 2012 - 2:33 pm
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WOW! duncecap That was awesome! Fast fingers! devil-violin

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May 3, 2012 - 2:38 pm
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Great job.

My advice is to use accents to time the right hand and the left hand a little better. In otherwords play at least mental accents on the first sixteenth of every beat or the 1st and 3rd beat. Just for a while to get it real synchronized.

Keep up the great work and thanks for the post.

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May 3, 2012 - 3:17 pm
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I seem to have a hard time with timing between my left and right hands. I think that if I could improve that it would help all of the other songs that I play. I will work on the mental accents and see if I can make that work. I think that I will have a hard time with that since I am always concentrating on playing the song right thought dazed


Thank you for the comments and advice. 

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May 3, 2012 - 4:46 pm
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I enjoyed seeing you play Ryan! That looks super complicated to my noob eyes and ears thumbs-up so good show birthday_balloon

"It can sing like a bird, it can cry like a human being, it can be very angry, it can be all that humans are" Maxim Vengerov

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May 4, 2012 - 2:20 am
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facepalm.......I wish I was that good......dunnoI quit!




Good show Ryan.......devil-violindancing

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