I play bad when I play in my bedroom
The sound of my violin in my bedroom is so bad it sounds dead but when I play in my bathroom I play so much better I control my bow perfectly and I feel more motivated and the violin sounds good but I cant be in the bathroom all the day, what can I do, only practice in the bathroom? When I play in my bedroom I get fustrated I cant control my bow and I dont like to play the violin
Playing in a dry acoustic like a bedroom can be good because it shows up everything and it means you can really focus on your technique. Although bathrooms or other echoey acoustics can make you sound amazing, they don't show up the technical flaws in your playing - practice rooms are often horrible acoustics so that it's easier to hear what needs improving
Hahahaha, that's pretty much because your violin doesn't like your bed. You can trick your violin by changing the bed sheets.
This cellist has a series of videos he calls "Bach in the Bathroom", where he plays Bach in the men's room of various well known performance halls.
Practice in your bedroom. The bedroom is showing you how you actually sound. The bathroom is masking your flaws, the same way that everyone thinks they sound amazing when they sing in the shower.
If you think practicing in your bedroom is bad, try having to warm up in a very dry hotel room just before you have an audition.
If you do practice in the bathroom, I suggest Kayser Op. 20 No. 8. See if you can figure out why.
That's funny, Paul!
If you can't give your best performance (especially of romantic music) in your bedroom, you've got a problem.
"By the way, your technique does NOT change depending on the room you are playing."
On a related topic: Some here already know that I have used foam earplugs, L/R, for many years whenever practicing or playing. The ones I currently use have a dB factor of -33.
That bathroom cellist stole my idea!! (Although mine was the bathroom quartet)
Your bedroom floor is carpet? Carpet floor will make sounds down, the title or wood floor will make louder and bright sounds.
I play in all sorts of rooms. Even in a closet once. Sounded muffled
Jason --- yes, although clearly Mary Ellen figure it out first.
It will sound bad in the bedroom if you are under the sheets or duvet ...
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