I recently aquired a viola almost completely on accident (someone knew I play fiddle and thought it was one). So I'm like, well why not. I even coincidentally found a book called "Fiddling for Viola" at a local shop, which seemed like such a unique thing (I love fiddle tunes, who knew someone had transcribed them!).
So I've been playing around with it lately and LOVE it. I want to pick it up. It's a 15" so it's not physically a huge difference. Any tips for the transition? Any music recommendations for solo viola? For etudes and practicing? I've got pretty large hands and arms, would it be better to trade it in for a 17" or something?
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