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Old 30th May 2007, 02:33 PM   #41
Christer is offline Christer  Sweden
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This one still looks good

She even plays very well.

Edit: Just found that someone has collected a whole photo catalogoue of female violinists
as well as for other instruments
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Old 30th May 2007, 02:34 PM   #42
thomsva is offline thomsva  Finland
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The notes have poor attack and never sound quite in tune.
On the piano evey note is out of tune.
-thomas s
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Old 14th June 2007, 02:30 AM   #43
mashaffer is offline mashaffer  United States
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Love the violin but like the saxophone it must be played well and recorded well. A skilled player can get everything from gentle wafting (see Beethovan Violin Concerto in D) or harsh and in your face (stravinski type stuff). Also note that like many instruments you would do well not to stand too close. The instrument needs room to blend with itself.

Bowed strings have a soft attack and release. This is not bad but rather an intrinsic value that the composer must use well. If plucked it has a hard attack. Just what it is.

Now I am not a big fan of guitars, ukes and the like but even those have a place if used to good effect.

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Old 14th June 2007, 04:26 PM   #44
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May he be the heir of Oistrakh and Menuhin???

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