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bio website dumbledad.wordpress.com
location Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Essex born programmer and researcher at Microsoft's lab in Cambridge. Dad. Opera lover. Keen but shite violinist. Too many hobbies and obsessions to list!


Dec
14
asked Are adult male sopranos / trebles counter tenors?
Dec
11
answered Do musicians that began playing from an early age have an incontestable advantage?
Dec
11
answered What's the use of transparent plastic double bass strings?
Nov
11
answered What does a small x-like symbol before a note mean?
Nov
2
answered What gives the sitar its characteristic sound?
Nov
2
asked What gives the sitar its characteristic sound?
Sep
29
answered How to play faster songs on the violin?
Sep
29
asked Clean and polish an old violin
Sep
16
answered How to avoid excessive bow-hair damage when playing “scratch percussion” on string instruments?
Sep
14
answered Tuning hierarchy for orchestras
Sep
14
asked What does “gajo” mean as a musical directive on sheet music
Jul
14
answered Travelling with electric violin under revised airport security rules
Jul
11
asked Travelling with electric violin under revised airport security rules
May
9
answered Was the viola da gamba or violin particularly associated with England in the late 16th or early 17th century?
Apr
24
answered Making music digitally — where should children start?
Apr
23
answered Why does the 5th string of a 5 string banjo usually start from the 5th fret?
Apr
4
asked Why are “music bags” with the metal bar a distinct bag for sheet music?
Jan
21
answered Does the kind of wood used in making a violin affect its sound?
Dec
20
answered Improving Singing Clarity
Dec
12
answered How can I make my voice sound like a breathy female?