The shoulder rest topic again! I made a video just to show the advantage of a decent shoulder rest, totally from my personal perspective. It just shows how it affects posture, playing and general bio-mechanics. I stress this is simply my perspective, and not intended to contradict anyone else's view, esp. those players who do not use one. It may be informative for anyone who doesn't currently use a SR, and is thinking of trying one. I should add that I started using a SR very soon after starting the violin, over 40 years ago, and I have had no related aches or pains since. I did ache lots for the first few months before deciding to use one.
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