Lilting Fiddle

 ​LEARNING TO PLAY FIDDLE AS AN ADULT BEGINNER

A blog of online resources and experiences in learning to play violin.

Removing the Tape

Posted on April 6, 2019 

So I wanted to show you something. Check it out!

How about that! I removed the washi tape marker for my first finger position earlier this week!

Actually, this was more because the tape had begun to bunch up at the G string now that I’ve started playing the lower notes. I ignored it for a while, then finally got annoyed with it and decided to take it off.

I hear about how you’re supposed to be focusing on training the ear rather than the eye to know where fingers should be on the finger board. While I don’t feel comfortable enough removing the third finger tape yet, I’m adjusting to removing the first finger, and it’s gone well so far!

Progress!

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