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New Fiddlerman Bow for Viola

FIDDLERMAN CARBON FIBER BOW FOR VIOLA at FiddlerShop High quality hand made carbon fiber viola bow with a round stick. Full size. Nicely decorated copper mounted ebony frog. Quality Siberian horse hair. Great balance. Very nice arch with good bounce … Continue reading

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Learn Danny Boy on the Viola by violaman.com

Learn to play Danny Boy by Violaman. See fingers close up, copy and learn to play this piece just in time for St Patrik’s Day. Find the sheet-music for this along with fingerings here: http://violaman.com/sheet-music/

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Win a CVA-500 Viola – How to become eligible

You can be the lucky winner of the 16″ CVA500 The CVA-500 comes with everything you need to get started. It’s a beautiful instrument and produces a great sound right out of the box and normally costs around $180. If … Continue reading

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CVA-500 Review by Violaman

Cecilio’s instruments are great values for the money. I have personally tested the CVA-400, CVA-600 and now this one, the CVA-500. I would buy any of their instruments and be happy but would almost recommend paying the little extra to … Continue reading

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Fiddlerman’s International Youtube project, “He’s A Pirate”

All interested members will learn and record themselves individually using a click-track to create a memorable international youtube video of “He’s a Pirate”. Download the appropriate part or all the parts and learn them as well as you can. If … Continue reading

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Date Decided for the CVA-400 Viola Givaway

The date for the CVA-400 give-away is now set for 1PM EST Sunday, January 8, 2012 For the moment there are very few qualified contestants. See below the requirments for eligibility. The first requirement was to share this post on … Continue reading

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Red Wing Fiddle Project scheduled for Feb 2012

The Fiddlerman’s Christmas Project was such a success among members that the demand has brought us to the next project to play “Red Wing”. Our own “Barry” from the “Fiddle Talk” forum, and the violaman forum, is organizing the project … Continue reading

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Basic Vibrato for Viola

Vibrato produces warmth and character in order to express desired moods in music, notes and phrases. This video will teach you the mechanics of a good vibrato regardless of whether it is an arm, wrist, or finger vibrato. See how … Continue reading

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Nine new one octave scale videos posted

Working on your basic scales is an excellent way to establish finger patterns, good intonation and finger flexibility at a faster rate. Work diligently on your scales as much as you have the patience to do so and try to … Continue reading

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A Violists Testament – by Pamela Goldsmith

USC Faculty Member and Emeritus winner of the “Most Valuable Player” award by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Pamela Goldsmith considers what it means to be a violist. I have a student named Robert who asks questions, … Continue reading

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