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week 1- Amazing Grace
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CJ121
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February 20, 2014 - 9:52 pm
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It's been about a week into this violin thing now. Here's a video update. Arrangement by ear of Amazing Grace. Still can't play it cleanly, but I know now that no one here is gonna make fun of me so I'm sharing it anyway. Thanks for everything you guys do. This community is awesome inspiration.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....lSIB5NyIXo

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Wow great job.  It's amazing you have only been playing a week and learned this by ear.  You're a prodigy lol!  You might want to drop your bow elbow a bit and use your wrist more.  It will help you in the long run.  thumbs-up

 

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Very good CJ121 > you have a nice touch on those doubles. >

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Thanks guys! I will work on the elbow. Bowing is such a weird and unnatural thing for me so far, having played guitar a bit in The past. 

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Believe it or not, I also had a maverick elbow(arm) such that I would go to lessons with my arm held in place with bungee cords.  The teacher liked that and years later I still remember to keep the elbow where it belongs.  

I believe one of the problems is that if bow control (including rosin) is not working, there is a tendency to "rise above" the problem and use arm weight to help out.

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