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Well, it is a vague instruction so there is a lot of freedom in interpreting it. For me, it means making use of the full bow length, being in charge of the expression, developing particularly the long notes (which means that you don't just start them and then some time later they end and nothing happens in between) with an organic quality of dynamic, bow ...


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http://www.wisegeek.com/what-does-cantabile-mean.htm says:. ..in order to have a singing quality, the performer needed to execute the music with expression, flexibility and an overall sense of naturalness. The idea was to convey as much humanness and drama through the line as possible, even if the music was not for the voice. You need to play ...


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I actually don't like the "wrap it round the strap" method, it always looks messy to me, even though it's the "classic solution" to this problem. If you find your jack comes out very easily, rather than only when you tread on the cable and accidentally give it a good tug (hint: learn not to do this, it's not hard) then it might be that your jack is too ...


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Print a copy of the Circle of Fifths from the internet and use it as a guide. You will probably discover through your own experimentation or by reading about it on-line, that it sounds better when you transition from one key to another if you don't jump more than two places on the circle from the key you are on. You can see from the circle of fifths that as ...


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There are many different ways to modulate from one key to another, and without hearing your specific group I have no way of knowing what they are doing. This is why I recommend you listen to what your group is doing, and try to learn to recognize the chords they are playing (presumably there is someone leading the group -- possibly just one of the other ...



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