Do others consider the Bach Partita No. 2 a beginner piece? I played quite a bit when I was in my 20's. I'm 49 and I got a new violin and started playing again. I even found a teacher and signed up for 6 months. I'm pulling my hair out with bowing changes and position shifts and personal editing. I asked the teacher what level would he consider these pieces and he said beginner. Wow. I told my wife, that I don't know if I'll finish all of these before I die. They're hard in my opinion. I've been playing guitar since I was 4 and I can read well. The difficulty for me is being comfortable with how I'm going to play the different sections and ultimately settling on the best "way". My copy is nothing but pencil marks. Beginner? Not sure that I agree.
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