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Mendy Smith

Happy Birthday to Me

October 5, 2008 at 8:18 AM

One of my friends forwarded this link to me for my birthday. Lo and behold it is from one of our own... Rachel Barton Pine!!! What amazing left hand pizz. technique!

Thank you Rachel for the inspiration!

From Paul G.
Posted on October 5, 2008 at 1:33 PM
Happy Birthday!! :)
From Terez Mertes
Posted on October 5, 2008 at 9:41 PM
What a fabulous YouTube recording - so enjoyable to watch. Kudos to Rachel. And a big HB to you!
From Stephen Brivati
Posted on October 5, 2008 at 11:45 PM
now there is a model of vibrato worth emulating!
From Pauline Lerner
Posted on October 6, 2008 at 7:22 AM
Thanks for posting that. It's such an incredible mixture of technique, imagination, and humor. Watching and listening to it made my day.

In my own, less dramatic but thoroughly sincere way, I wish you a happy birthday and a great year to come.

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