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Beth Blackerby
I find this fascinating. I've always thought "I'd love to see these complex jazz riffs notated". Well here's one. 
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Posted: January 23, 2020
Last Comment: January 25, 2020

Ray
An easy way to remember all the modes of music:

  • I      is for Ionian
  • D on't     is for Dorian
  • P articularly    is for Phrygian
  • L ike    is for Lydian
  • M odes    is for Mixolydian
  • A    is for Aeolian
  • L ot   is for Locrian
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Posted: January 24, 2020
Last Comment: January 24, 2020

robert lefrancois
Intermediate Level 1
In intermediate level one, the menu says Wohlfahrt 45 no. 2, but the video is for no. 8.  I see that no. 8 is also in the level three. 

Also there are no resources available. 
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Posted: January 21, 2020
Last Comment: January 23, 2020

Elke Meier
Wow, thank you, Beth, for the wonderful tutorials on Sevcik op.3. I have been working on and off on those variations for a long time now and keep going back to them so often, because they are so wonderful to train a relaxed right hand. But to be able to practice them now with those fun accompaniments - now, that is a REAL treat!!
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Posted: January 21, 2020
Last Comment: January 22, 2020

Ceci
Schumann Widmung
I'm in love with this piece. It is the first of a series of songs (Myrthen, Op. 25) written by Schumann for voice and piano, and then later arranged for different instrument by other composers. I love playing it on the piano, and would love to play it on the violin one day. Maybe Beth can include this in the Violin Lab repertoire - hint, hint :D  I'm not sure what level it would be, but definitely beyond my current level!
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Posted: January 18, 2020
Last Comment: January 22, 2020

Melodia
Wolfhart op.45 no.1 and Giga progress
Hi all,
I'm trying to improve on dynamics and phrasing.  Can you tell me if you can hear any dynamics and phrasing in these clips?  
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Posted: January 12, 2020
Last Comment: January 21, 2020

Timothy Smith
Videos Post Question
I'm just curious since I'm new to this about your preferences for student videos Beth. 
Honestly I'm not sure what to post. Do you insist on your curriculum? If so, I'm not sure where to start. I am working on a few key pieces in my Suzuki Books. I have been periodically watching your technique and practice videos, although I have not been working specifically through your posted music on VL.

I would judge myself to be either high beginner or low intermediate in skill.....so is there something you have a beginner student do on the first video as a prerequisite to determine what I should be working on? Thanks!
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Posted: January 16, 2020
Last Comment: January 21, 2020

MariaTess
Looking at Sev I and Sev 2 video...


SEV I video after watching it I have to tell my brain the bow stroke tech is near the frog to---> brush up--retake quickly and brush up.

SEV II  video to do the staccato I need to tell my brain in the mid part of the bow the tech is to imagine with a bouncy bow is like a tongue just quickly licking the string.  :)

I hope this will work!

Will  continue watch the series...3am here, it's my night off that's why I have the time to watch.
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Posted: January 21, 2020
Last Comment: January 21, 2020

Susan Hollister
I am really excited about these new lessons! Thank you, Beth! I have begun them in earnest.

Here is a question - when you curl your fingers in the upward motion to make the colle stroke, is the bow supposed to be at an angle? It automatically goes at an angle when I attempt to do it. I feel my wrist is not very flexible if I insist that the bow is flat. 
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Posted: January 20, 2020
Last Comment: January 20, 2020

Otobong Nsehe
Retake
Hello!

Please in which lesson does Beth explain what a retake is? I think it's somewhere in the beginner lessons but I may not be able to go through all of them. Or, can anyone please explain a retake? Thank you.
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Posted: January 16, 2020
Last Comment: January 19, 2020

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