July 2009

Great session!!!

July 29, 2009 20:00

Today, my practice was great, I started with some scales with and without vibrato, then I started working on the part that was giving me trouble in bach violin concerto in A minor, it had improved a lot so I focused on the parts that were rough and then I decided to play the entire piece. I felt it was very well played not just intonation but also my dynamics had improved and my bow arm was controlled I felt great after I finished playing then I worked on the trouble spots agaib and started my next piece. After bach I started polishing mozart's eine kleine nachtmusich, I really love this piece and my interpretation has improved a lot I just need to work a little bit more on it until its ready. Then I finished with pachelbel's canon and bocherinni's minuet, I played those pieces for fun. I always enjoy practicing but today It was better.

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I did it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

July 23, 2009 08:33

So during my lesson my teacher was demonstrating something on my violin and when she finished she told me tha my strings were too hard, when I told her that i have been using them since last year she was like ok... and then when she found out(I told her) that my A D and G strings were the same strings that came with my violinshe freaked out and she was like OH MY GOD they put those strings to say they are selling a violin with strings but those strings are horrible so she told me I should change the strings .

So last night I took ut my violin an started the process of changing the strings, I had only seen my previous teacher doing it once so at first I was doubting, but hen I though tthat even if I break them I would learn from the experience so in the end I DID IT so i have a violin with new strings that sounds better  and its easier to play on  it and i have gained more knowledege on tuning and changing strings.

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