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bio website dumbledad.wordpress.com
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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!


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revised What gives the sitar its characteristic sound?
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Oct
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revised How to play faster songs on the violin?
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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
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revised Tuning hierarchy for orchestras
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revised Tuning hierarchy for orchestras
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Sep
14
revised What does “gajo” mean as a musical directive on sheet music
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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