I was having a read around the violin history and came across this very nifty website http://library.thinkquest.org/27178/en/index.html
It just makes me think in wonder.. the violin, what a privledge it is to be able to play! All of its history, each part of it gone through hundreds of years of evolution - and we get to enjoy the end result!
The awesome power that a single violin can produce makes me believe that magic does exist. If you play on an old instrument, hold it - try imagine all of other hands its been through, its shared history, if the violin could tell us a story, it would be one full of emotions. In fact, you'll become apart of its history.
Is the violin instrument perfected? Can it evolve anymore? Apart from branching off into electronic style.. can the accoustic variation be evovled? It is one of the most mature things I can think of in life!
The same goes for music. What an amazing journey has been through... I've started to take the time and look at everything with wide eyes...
I find it inspiring that people play the violin, and that its a journey to try and master the 450+ year old instrument. Of course there is alot to work on :)
I wonder what we will miss out in the future.
Too bad I can't continue. I must go back to work, haha.
I was happily practicing. So I decide to put the violin down for 5 minutes to eat dinner.
I come back
Oh look the A string broke.
My violin quit on me :(:(:(
mmm Maybe its time to get some decent strings hehe.
My G and D string also look like their about to snap, their pretty old... but my A string was fairly new, but I guess I was attacking it too much.
*edit* Oh great, my fine tuner is bent >.>
AS SOON AS I GAVE MY SPARE VIOLIN TO A FRIEND !!!
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