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Title Why do I always sound better when I play violin with my teacher? One skill in violin playing is pitch. There are no frets on the violin's fingerboard: we choose the pitch of the note. So for us violinists intonation (pitching) is a skill. Many say that good intonation comes from inside the violinist, which is true, but it really helps to have a ...


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I'm not aware that this is a common problem. As a young student, I always sounded best in my own practice room and much less well during lessons. I can think of two main reasons why it might be so in your case. You may trust your teacher and your natural musicality may induce you to imitate what you hear without knowing just what it is that you do. ...



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