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Fabiano Formiga de Carvalho
To have been born in Brazil is more and more a great problem. In France and in England I felt that African were more welcome than I. Especially, Arabs.

Forgive me you all, but Guido Sant'Anna was the last because Brazilian.

Otherwise, I have learnt anything about violin and music, in sixty-year experience.


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Posted: April 20, 2018

Fabiano Formiga de Carvalho
Finals for juniors:

https://www.facebook.com/ARTEConcert/videos/10155568036612060/


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Posted: April 20, 2018

Fabiano Formiga de Carvalho
The link button!!!???
Two more performances of Guido Sant'Anna:

https://theviolinchannel.com/junior-finalists-announced-2018-menuhin-competition-geneva

The link button doesn't function!!

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Posted: April 18, 2018

Barb Wimmer
Suggestions appreciated.  Thanks. I think I need to put note by note in finale and play along-A big challenge as well. I like to take on challenges and do get frustrated a little but once in awhile it sounds like the song maybe. Choppy rhythm. I got excited about this song and told my bible study group and they suggested I play for them. Obviously not ready yet ugh 


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Posted: April 19, 2018

Beth Blackerby
Looking into this new awesome platform
Hi everyone,  I'm experimenting with a platform called Soundslice.com. It allows users to practice along with a video or audio file. You can loop (by clicking and dragging over measures) and you can slow the speed, and it will slow the video too!!!

My plan is to include as a special feature for the future Violin Lab.

Please give it a test run if you don't mind and give me your feedback. The video was not shot well. I was just testing the technology. Future videos would be better lit and closer to the camera.
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Posted: April 19, 2018

Beth Blackerby
Changing Scales
I realized recently that getting an immediate foothold with intonation as we change keys is often difficult. So I made this scale exercise as a challenge for you. There's no video, only audio.

The exercise is a series of major scales with the pattern 1234, 1234....4321, 4321.

There is always a half step between 3rd and 4th fingers. But, the tricky part is that every time you go up and down a one octave scale, you shift your hand up a half step. You slowly climb up the fingerboard starting in 1st position, ending in 3rd.

Give it a try! Your thoughts are appreciated.
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Posted: April 19, 2018

Fabiano Formiga de Carvalho
Soundslice
Beth, I tested the 'Soundslice", highlihting frase after frase of this nice melody you taped, and playing with you.

I can tell that if I had had your tutorials associated with this program, my progress would have been ten times more rapid.

As the melody is very simple, I didn't use the accelerating and slowing down features. But they are very useful.

This 'Soundslice' was a very happy discovery of yours.

Please, go ahead.

Fab



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Posted: April 19, 2018

Michael Jeske
Intonation Practice
Hello everybody,

I have been watching Beth's videos on intonation and practicing consistent finger placement using a pitch generator.  Can you recommend a piece of equipment to purchase and use for a beginning student?

Thanks!

Michael

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Posted: March 31, 2018

Dianne
Searching
Hi, Has anyone else run into searching here on VLab and getting a hit but it doesn't take you to the thread when you click on it?

Here's an example... I'm searching for Seitz no. 5 3rd mov and I get a hit:

www.violinlab.com/Community/index.php?pagePostBack=7115...
7916 Items ... This version of G maj goes so that 1st shift is on A string to D in 3rd position and 2nd shift on E string to Din 6th position. ... In Seitz no. 5, 3rd mov..... How do you play those notes that are tied with a dash over each note...such as meas. #66 and 74 ? I've run across these notations before and sort of tried to do ...

When I click on the link, it takes me to the blog roll and not to the thread- and I cannot see the thread that the search found. :(

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Posted: April 18, 2018

Lee Gordon Seebach
Turkish March
I could watch this about a million times.  😀


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Posted: April 19, 2018

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