Eversince I re-started playing my violin, I have been extremely harsh on myself with intonation accuracy. I've been ear training by very long and slow scales and with an electric tuner attached to my violin.
I have done this to the extent I had to swap out my tuner battery every week, and I am quite confident with my intonation now. All that was done only in 1st position because that's how much I knew.
I still do the same exercise at random(I can't afford a new coin battery every week) and now have moved up to 7th position. I must admit sometimes I am surprised by how accurate my shifts are. I have been doing one finger scales in all of my fingers as a part of my routine practice every other day(and I dents in my calluses at the tip of my fingers because of it), and I am also trying to maintain bow discipline while at it.
I'm a little more focused on bowing recently if anything, and I'd like to maintain my left hand skills.
I'm curious, how do you personally keep your intonation sharp? Also, what if you switch off from A440 to something else? I'm pretty darn sure, I'd be very off if I suddenly decided to play A430 or something.
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