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Schindler's first try.
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JuanFiddler
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September 9, 2015 - 6:34 pm
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Hi folks here im posting the first 15 meassures of Schindler's list. Boy is it a difficult piece. There some intonation issues and bow distribution to fix but other than that im happy with my first attempt 😀

Hope you guys enjoy it.

Juan.

https://youtu.be/7jKeV3iOSe0

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Awesome job 🙂 

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KindaScratchy
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September 9, 2015 - 8:50 pm
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Nice job, Juan! Sounded great to me! This is one of my favorite violin pieces.

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Jim Dunleavy
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Sounds good Juan!

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WOW, good start!!  Very nice!!

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Oopps.. I posted this on the wrong thread... 🙂

reposting to the correct location.  🙂

@JuanFiddler I am so happy that you put this up for us to see.  What a beautiful work in the making.  You played it lovely... and I know you will make this even more beautiful.

Do you feel that.. hum.. how do I say this.  That there are times in our lives when certain music calls to us?  Maybe it feels more personal?  I don't know exactly what I am asking but do you get what I mean.

Anyway.. it seems to me like the perfect song for you to be learning and I am off to listen to it again.  I am happy you are playing violin.   It inspires me so.

Thanks Juan.

Vibrato Desperato.... Desperately seeking vibrato

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Nicely done!

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Oh, WOW, that's fantastic for a start! You've definitely got talent! I'm confident taht not too long from now you'll be able to play the entire piece. 

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First let me say that was very beautiful playing. Nice intonation, dynamics and use of vibrato. You are doing great, keep up the good work.

Now a question. I would like to learn to play this piece. Is the sheet music available for download ? Or will I have to purchase it ? If it's available for download, great, however, i don't mind purchasing sheet music either.

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Hi thank you so much for your comment!!! The sheet music is available in the web if you google it you will find it easily.

Juan

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Wow, that was really beautiful!  

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I love the sound of your violin.  What violin are you using to play Schindler?

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