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When to start learning double stops on violin?

Actually, some isolated double and triple stops appear quite a bit earlier in the Suzuki sequence -- it's been awhile since I was a parent coach, but I think the first appearance is in Book 2 or 3. ...
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When to start learning double stops on violin?

Double stops that don't involve open strings are essentially incorrigible. So there's a point in starting to practise them only once intonation is rather dependable. They also interfere with vibrato....
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How to chose chin rest for a violin player?

Make an appointment at a good music shop and try different styles. The goal is to be comfortable holding the instrument up with the left hand at rest at the side of the body. Then get her a Strad ...
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How to chose chin rest for a violin player?

Chin rests in combination with shoulder rests are a very personal thing and might depend on things like physiology (not all bodies are shaped the same way), playing preference like at which angle you ...
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How to chose chin rest for a violin player?

This is strictly a matter of personal comfort and preference. It's possible to use bad technique with any chinrest, and it's possible to use good technique with any chinrest, but some will feel better ...
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How to chose chin rest for a violin player?

Looking at the 3rd pic., it seems there is also another support under the violin. For beginners, especially children, this is a great aid to keeping the violin up, without too much left hand support. ...
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Holding violin bow without pinky

(Note that I am not a professional) In my grip different fingers seem to rotate the bow in different directions. Pitch: little finger and index finger (with some other fingers keeping the axis of ...
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How to emulate a violin using a guitar?

You can try a feedback pedal like the one boss sells or the freqout pedal from digitech. Youu can set them to feedback almost immediately. Then when you got your sound you can sculpt it with a volume ...
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