I've been playing for about a month and a half and am curious as to how people get that violin tone.
An example would be the great video that Shawn how posted of his daughter on the main page of Violinist.com (she's so cute and playing it good!!!) It has that Keyboard type of sound, and doesn't have a violin sound. Hard to explain what exactly it is I'm talking about. But is that sound more a result of bowing technique or strings? I understand bowing has much to do with the sound, but what is more of a contributing factor to get that sound?
I mean, if you listen to the CD, yes, I can play in tune, but the TONE isn't the same. Like even if Iplayed the piece perfectly without mistake, vibrato aside, you could tell who was the CD and who I was. I get that "fake" sound that i can't seem to get rid of. It doesn't sound like a violin (well it does, but a casio keyboard interpretation), it lacks the overtones and depth that you typically hear when you hear a violin piece, or even just the guy playing on the Suzuki CD. How do you achieve that? Is that just time playing and it slowly develops?
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