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Wonderful Video on American Violins
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Feb 17, 201812
What is the simplest way to build a 1/16 violin at home?
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Feb 17, 201831
credit where credit is due
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Feb 17, 20182
bowing with the fingers
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Feb 17, 20188
Strings stretching and longevity
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Feb 17, 201837
American versus German violin
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Feb 16, 20186
Bow not loosening?!
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Feb 16, 20186
Flying with Two Violins
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Feb 16, 20189

Technique and Practicing
Feb 16, 20181
Audition Update
Schools
Feb 16, 20184
William Wilkanowski Violin
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Feb 16, 20181
What Does a Composer Do?
Teaching and Pedagogy
Feb 16, 20184
Do mechanical metronomes have advantages?
Technique and Practicing
Feb 16, 201820
Violin designed without tailpiece?
Instruments
Feb 16, 201817
Wieniawski Etude Caprice 4: difficulty and technical standpoints
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Feb 16, 20184
Breval - Cello Sonata in C - Violin Transcription?
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Feb 16, 201810
Getting our compositions "out there"?
Schools
Feb 16, 201811
Snapped string + Vivaldi in a minor 3rd movement
Technique and Practicing
Feb 15, 20186
Muscle fatigue and practice regiment (self learner)
Technique and Practicing
Feb 15, 201829
Steiner Violin With Hand Written Label....Questions!
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Feb 15, 201814
What's the difference between a soloist and an orchestra violinist?
Instruments
Feb 15, 201820
Extended Chinrest?
Accessories
Feb 15, 20189
String Quartet
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Feb 15, 201815
Need urgent help for my daughter!
Violinists
Feb 15, 201831
Glasser Bows: Good or Bad
Instruments
Feb 15, 20183
Inane short violinist poems
Life in general
Feb 15, 201814
Violin amplification. Good violin pick up and wireless microphones for live exibitions?
Accessories
Feb 14, 201837
Saint-Saëns VC Different Editions and Different Notes
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Feb 14, 20185
How to clean blood
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Feb 14, 201812
In market for a new bow, suggestions?
Instruments
Feb 14, 201817
Insurance Question
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Feb 14, 20188
Teachers who make house calls
Teaching and Pedagogy
Feb 14, 201835
Buying a violin at a convention? (and many other questions)
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Feb 13, 201815
2 New Compositions Finished
Life in general
Feb 13, 20189
opening of khachaturian concerto
Technique and Practicing
Feb 13, 20185
Warm and fast
Technique and Practicing
Feb 13, 20187
Starting a series on bow technique
Technique and Practicing
Feb 13, 20187
Resources on the Hungarian school of violin playing?
Schools
Feb 13, 201810
Which bows should accompany Strads, Amati's etc.
Violinists
Feb 13, 201810
Free: Over $3000 worth of music - you pay shipping
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Feb 13, 20188
How do I fall back in love with my violin??
Life in general
Feb 12, 201819
A guide to air travel and rate your airline experience!
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Feb 12, 20185
Advice needed on audition excerpts?
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Feb 12, 201812
Haydn Quartet edition preferences
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Feb 11, 201810
Good Luthier in Paris
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Feb 11, 20188
Help on playing with naturally dependent fingers
Technique and Practicing
Feb 11, 201812
Simon Fischer Basics/Scales
Technique and Practicing
Feb 10, 201814
All My Violins
Life in general
Feb 10, 201835
bebop anyone?
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Feb 10, 201834

Technique and Practicing
Feb 10, 20181
Bach Violin Partita 3 vs Cello Suite 6
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Feb 10, 201827
kind of strings for violin
Instruments
Feb 9, 20186
Wagner leitmotifs for string quartet
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Feb 9, 20185
Do bow prices actually affect how great a bow plays?
Instruments
Feb 8, 201847
Violin Info and Question
Violinists
Feb 8, 20184
why is it so difficult to find a classical piano accompanist
Repertoire
Feb 8, 201829
String quintet suggestions for repertoire
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Feb 8, 20187
Middle c
Instruments
Feb 7, 201825
Stains on violin after getting caught in rain
Instruments
Feb 7, 201827
Looking for a Violin Pedagogue or Professor proficient in written assessment
Teaching and Pedagogy
Feb 7, 201813
Do I have a chance at becoming a professional violinist?
Violinists
Feb 7, 2018123
Violin makers who play
Instruments
Feb 6, 201829
Pachelbel Canon: should one stay close to the original?
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Feb 6, 20188
Can fog machine fog damage instruments?
Instruments
Feb 6, 20188
Looking for very good violin making/repair schools in the UK and or Europe
Schools
Feb 6, 201814
Brahms Opus 36 practice question
Technique and Practicing
Feb 5, 201812
Violin-playing in real life (or “why after 50 years I still can't play the Bruch G minor”)
Life in general
Feb 5, 201854
Forearm pain - Round shoulders
Technique and Practicing
Feb 5, 201823
Re: Something is wrong with my violin
Instruments
Feb 5, 201812
giogio gavelli viola
Instruments
Feb 5, 20182
Violin humidifier
Accessories
Feb 5, 201825
Would contemporary classical music be appropriate for a casual school foyer performance?
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Feb 4, 201812
Tendonitis and fibromyalgia, anyone?
Violinists
Feb 4, 201818
Bruch's done(for now), what's next?
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Feb 3, 201817
Double Stops Help
Technique and Practicing
Feb 3, 201811
Counting and sight reading
Instruments
Feb 3, 201828
Sound Projection, Modern vs. Old Instruments
Instruments
Feb 2, 201855
Help me learn to love Bartok
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Feb 2, 201833
glissando
Technique and Practicing
Feb 2, 20184
After Dvorak and Accolay?
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Feb 1, 201811
Where do you do ASTACAP exams in-person (just for those of you in the U.S.)
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Jan 31, 20185
Can't find Buri's studio or the What should I play column
Teaching and Pedagogy
Jan 30, 201816
How many pieces do you practice at the same time?
Teaching and Pedagogy
Jan 29, 201821
Viola concertos
Viola
Jan 29, 201811
Shifting exercises: Sevcik vs Yost vs ?
Technique and Practicing
Jan 29, 20189
Beethoven Spring Sonata - Opening
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Jan 29, 201812
Beriot Concerto No. 9 in A minor Question
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Jan 29, 20186
Is It Easy For You To Drift Away From Practice?
Instruments
Jan 29, 201819
Violin Joseph Hel, 1884: Is it an original Hel?
Instruments
Jan 29, 201818
Chinrest weight and sound
Instruments
Jan 28, 201811
CodaBow GX
Instruments
Jan 28, 201811
Does louder mean better?
Instruments
Jan 28, 201836
Why the reviews are always nice (especially toward famous violinists)?
Life in general
Jan 28, 201818
Great pieces for performing at a nursing home
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Jan 27, 201811
What's new for string players at NAMM 2018?
Instruments
Jan 26, 20184
Exercises for string crossing
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Jan 26, 20184
Buying Directly from Dealer in Germany
Instruments
Jan 26, 20188
Delayed Gratification
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Jan 25, 20188
Shar Bows
Instruments
Jan 24, 201821
Teacher resources for adult beginners
Teaching and Pedagogy
Jan 24, 20189
Easy Beginner Classical Pieces
Teaching and Pedagogy
Jan 23, 20187
Difficulty of de Sarasate's pieces
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Jan 23, 201813
So I just broke a string on a rental violin..
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Jan 23, 201813
Straight Bowing - Update
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Jan 21, 20182
Slow, Contrasting Piece for College Audition
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Jan 20, 20186

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