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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!


Oct
2
revised How to play faster songs on the violin?
added 65 characters in body
Sep
29
revised Clean and polish an old violin
Editting to make it obvious that this is the violin that I play
Sep
29
revised Clean and polish an old violin
Adding that after cleaning I want to be able to play the violin (I kid you not)
Sep
16
revised How to avoid excessive bow-hair damage when playing “scratch percussion” on string instruments?
adding cello stuff, though that means this probably is not even an answer for cellists :-(
Sep
15
revised Tuning hierarchy for orchestras
added 6 characters in body
Sep
14
revised Tuning hierarchy for orchestras
deleted 3 characters in body
Sep
14
revised What does “gajo” mean as a musical directive on sheet music
adding photo
Sep
10
revised What are some techniques to alter a repeated phrase
Adding link to referenced answer (or at least the answer that covers 'tension')
Apr
25
revised How to avoid shaky violin bowing?
Grammar and layout
Apr
23
revised Why does the 5th string of a 5 string banjo usually start from the 5th fret?
adding comparison to double bass c extension
Jan
26
revised Which are the ~15 most common time signatures?
adding link from The Lamb score reference to sample jpg on musicroom
Jan
22
revised Does the kind of wood used in making a violin affect its sound?
Adding ref to Alex answer
Jan
21
revised Does the kind of wood used in making a violin affect its sound?
Correcting figure
Jan
21
revised Does the kind of wood used in making a violin affect its sound?
adding papers that cite Barlow
Jan
21
revised Does the kind of wood used in making a violin affect its sound?
added 1 characters in body
Dec
12
revised How can I make my voice sound like a breathy female?
deleted 1 characters in body
Dec
9
revised What is the difference between a mode and a scale?
adding link to cited answer
Dec
9
revised Chords and Intervals - Unison
added 36 characters in body
Sep
24
revised Fingering for playing three octave scales on the violin
added 1 characters in body
Sep
24
revised Fingering for playing three octave scales on the violin
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