banana512’s two hundred and sixty-five comments

  • Re: Sound Post?

    p.s. Thanks for all the help! more…

  • Re: Sound Post?

    So . . . some frustrating hours . . . but I did it! I feel like an engineer . . . except I now know I never would want to be one because the trial and error tests my patiences . . but how rewarding! more…

  • Re: Sound Post?

    Thank you everyone. I have been looking for a couple days now, and I have had no luck with finding a lutherie. If I still can't find one soon, I will definitely try to do it myself. I appreciate the reminder that I need patience. I definitely will need it... more…

  • Re: Sound Post?

    Thank you for all the advice. I suppose I will get over myself and try to find a violin shop. It will be an adventure maybe right? I really do enjoy playing and I am going to be here for at least a year. more…

  • Sound Post?

    I am currently in South Korea, and I took a crap fiddle with me so that I could play while I am here. I think my sound post fell over. I hear a rattling noise moving around whenever I pick up my fiddle. How much of an issue is this? I am sure I could try ... more…

  • Re: ear damage among musicians

    Thanks for all the comments.I am feeling slightly better after reading your posts. I found this on the internet and found it very helpful as well. I encourage people to pass it on to musician friends who might be having a hard time coping with hearing los... more…

  • ear damage among musicians

    my left ear has developed a ringing that wont stop. I suppose it's time for ear plugs? I am quite young and try to be good about wearing them, but sometimes concerts catch you buy surprise. Does anyone know how "loud" things need to be for it to ear damag... more…

  • Re: The problem with English music..

    I read some posts . . I felt bad. I agree morris dancing requires slower music. I have played for both types of dancers and my bigges complaint from morris is that I play too fast . . Irish . .that I play too slow. smiles* more…

  • Re: The problem with English music..

    In response to T (I apologise for everyone else . . there are too many posts to read for the late hour that it is in my current location) more…

  • Re: Irish Step Dance in the Boulder Colorado Area

    sweet, thanks again. I have just messaged her more…