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Posted: December 31, 1969


Beth Blackerby
Posted: February 21, 2012
You're a photoshop whizz too! That's hilarious!."Pizzicates"lol

Posted: February 21, 2012
AWESOME Robyn !   x-D

Posted: February 20, 2012

Hi Robyn:

I went to her web site and now I know exactly what you meant by saying, "entering Wonderland". Ms. Barlowe is certainly in the group of virtuosos of her generation.

My hopes are that Beth or Anne post a video playing pieces from her book, because Im very far from that level.


Anne aMaudPowellFan
Posted: February 20, 2012
Absolutely, Robyn. Thoroughly enjoyed your review. What is in your tag line apart from enthusiastic violin student and speed skater? Make sure you add "brilliant writer".

I am studying the last piece in the book right now, in the style of Copland. I feel that it fits the voice of my violin, who happens to be American. 

Beth Blackerby
Posted: February 20, 2012
I whole-heartedly agree with your lovely and brilliant assessment of Ms. Barlowe's book. As a teacher I face the dilemma of finding a wide ranging of literature to give my students, not only a comprehensive training in technique, but also in style. It can be daunting, and expensive to build a library of music that represents all style periods, an more so for the intermediate violin student.  Yes, she should change her tag line, and should take up speed skating as well.