frozenstiff’s two hundred and six comments

  • Re: Fiddle Bowing Question

    Please, Sir, may I be excused. My brain is full. (Larson, The Far Side) more…

  • Re: Fiddle Bowing Question

    If that's so, matan, I must be slurring. I play the first 3 notes on one stroke and the second 3 on one stroke. I did not realize that that was a slur. more…

  • Re: Donegal Musicians

    Thanks for that phone number, Tony. I will try contacting Dinny tomorrow. Thanks also for your email, Steamer. I will reply. more…

  • Re: Fiddle Bowing Question

    Joze, I'm not sure what "slur" is in fiddling. Assuming its the same as in speech, one note runs into the next. If so, how is it done? Is this mainly fingering or bowing? I repeat, I'm a beginner. more…

  • Re: Fiddle Bowing Question

    My bowing is down on DEF, up on ABA, down on A, up on F, down on E, up on D3. more…

  • Fiddle Bowing Question

    First of all, I'm a beginning-level fiddler. When I play a tune, I don't consciously try for specific bowing patterns. I reckon I have enough other problems without worrying about that. Problems like putting my fingers down in the right places and keeping... more…

  • Re: Any Lefties in Scotland??

    This is the reply I received from Air Transat when I asked if I could take a fiddle/violin as Cabin Baggage. more…

  • Re: Any Lefties in Scotland??

    I would be happy to trade places with you, Bren. Unless I have all the i's dotted and the t's crossed before I leave home, I worry. I don't have a soft padded case but I think I will get one. Now, if one is stopped, where is it likely to occur? at check-i... more…

  • Re: Any Lefties in Scotland??

    Bren, more…

  • Re: Donegal Musicians

    Yes, I did send you an email, Steamer more…