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Jasmine Reese

Voice Lessons

November 28, 2007 at 4:02 AM

I discovered something about myself today. I can sing concertos by memory, not missing one note. But, when I play on my violin, I forget the notes. However, I recognize I am not having a lapse in brain muscles, but I just have not learned the the voice of the instrument like I know the voice in my vocal chords. How do I do this???????

My Japanese friend Megumi is so sweet.


From Stephen Brivati
Posted on November 28, 2007 at 4:26 AM
you need to integrate your audiation with more data. For example, when practicing spell out very concretely to yourslef what you are going to play. IE verbal-okay this passage starts in 3rd psoiton with a d. Kinesthetic- what is the feelibng of this note or passage (before you oplace it) - what is the underlyign harmony etc etc.

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