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    hearthelionroar
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    I’m currently working on a piece by Richard Wagner, “Rise of the Valkyries”! I’m also working in the “Peer Gynt: Morning Mood”!

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    Tracye
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    I am practicing Allegretto, Baidin Fheilimi and Canon in D

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    jodi
    Participant

    hello. i’m practicing schindler’s list by john williams, concertino by tullio daneri and a drill in ist through 7th position.

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    lynaya316
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    I’ve been working on Song of the Caged Bird by Lindsey Stirling, and Accolay’s first concerto.
    I think it would be great to learn Schindler’s List! One of my teachers played it for a WW2 presentation.

    #3220 Reply

    jodi
    Participant

    nice! yeah, i like it a lot. i’m playing the solo part. when i first got it i had no idea what to do w/it cause it shifts like every 2 seconds! but i worked on it and now i can even play in 2nd position. it goes from ist to 2nd to 3rd to 5th , 7th and back again. but i think i’ve got it now. =)

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    Meg
    Participant

    I am working on memorizing the Haydn Concerto in G Major.

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    BethanyViolin
    Participant

    Schindler’s List is my favorite piece ever!!! It has also become one of the foremost pieces I’ve had performing opportunities with.
    Right now, I’m working on some Bach preludes as well as finishing up a not-so-well-known edition of La Folia.

    #3319 Reply

    jodi
    Participant

    nice bethany! i’m glad u like it!-in fact, i’m glad i like it too because i practice it so much!- my teacher said to me last time “ok, bring this back to me perfect.” lol.

    #3338 Reply

    BethanyViolin
    Participant

    Ha ha! That’s great. 🙂 Hey, you should really look up the two other solo violin pieces from Schindler’s List… Krakow Ghetto and Remembrances. Both are so beautiful, but not so well known because the Theme is what sets the standard. I also think it is a good idea to listen to the entire soundtrack in it’s entirety as well as research the Holocaust as it helps bring across the emotion you want during performance.

    #3340 Reply

    jodi
    Participant

    ooooooooh i’ll look into those! yeah, i had thought about getting the soundtrack…yeah. my teacher keeps stressing the emotion thing. when i first started playing it i was using this really strong vibrato and he was like “u don’t want it like ——————————-!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” then he proceeded to really exaggerate. it was funny. then he goes “u want them to relaaaaaaaaaaax!” hahahha! then he told me about when he played the piece for a local congregation. nice.

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