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If you’re wondering about me, I actually do play an instrument! I play the violin, it’s a classic. I swear everybody knows it from the movies. Omg if you play violin you know how infuriating it is when the person playing violin in the movie is completely doing every single thing wrong lol
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If you’re wondering about me, I actually do play an instrument! I play the violin, it’s a classic. I swear everybody knows it from the movies. Omg if you play violin you know how infuriating it is when the person playing violin is completely doing every single thing wrong lol
I also play the violin!! I actually find people playing the violin wrong quite entertaining, in a way? I play piano too- which is probably the most generic combination ever!
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I also play the violin!! I actually find people playing the violin wrong quite entertaining, in a way? I play piano too- which is probably the most generic combination ever!
Nice! And yeah, it actually is pretty entertaining ngl lol. How’s it like playing the piano?
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Piano (used to )
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Sounds fun!! How was that like?
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Sounds fun!! How was that like?
Good? TBH I slept half of the class :lol:
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Play viola, used to play violin until I had a growth spurt but luckily the only real differences is the size and understandimg the notes, the technique is relatively the same expecially if you have big hands.
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Nice! And yeah, it actually is pretty entertaining ngl lol. How’s it like playing the piano?
It's better than the violin in some ways, as you can play it alone and it still sounds great! You just press the keys, so it's so much easier in a way, and it's nice not getting more calluses and hard fingertips.

However, orchestras seldom need pianists - unlike violinists, who are essential! (albeit usually unwanted, or ignored in favour of rarer instruments).
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(Original post by Halfeti Rose)
Good? TBH I slept half of the class :lol
Sameeee, I slept in a different class though lol (Math)
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Sameeee, I slept in a different class though lol (Math)
Wow u did? If I slept in that class then when I open my eyes my parents and my principal will be standing at the front of me! So No thanks lol...
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Play viola, used to play violin until I had a growth spurt but luckily the only real differences is the size and understandimg the notes, the technique is relatively the same expecially if you have big hands.
Cool! It must be pretty different though, it’s like playing a mini cello lol
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I play the piano!
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(Original post by Halfeti Rose)
Wow u did? If I slept in that class then when I open my eyes my parents and my principal will be standing at the front of me! So No thanks lol...
That’s just- Wow lol
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Cool! It must be pretty different though, it’s like playing a mini cello lol
Indeed it sounds so rich though and you can feel the vibrations of the C string when it's played as its so low. No offence to violinists but their instrument sounds like a screechy teenager, violas are more like suave gentlemen. Only issue is we are by far one do the most neglected instruments, there's only a fraction of music made for viola and most is just transposed off violins.
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Indeed it sounds so rich though and you can feel the vibrations of the C string when it's played as its so low. No offence to violinists but their instrument sounds like a screechy teenager, violas are more like suave gentlemen. Only issue is we are by far one do the most neglected instruments, there's only a fraction of music made for viola and most is just transposed off violins.
Agreed, violas need A LOT more praise than what they get. C Major (third octave) has to be sooo much easier though! It’s like my violin is screeching the whole time lol
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(Original post by theJoyfulGeek)
It's better than the violin in some ways, as you can play it alone and it still sounds great! You just press the keys, so it's so much easier in a way, and it's nice not getting more calluses and hard fingertips.

However, orchestras seldom need pianists - unlike violinists, who are essential! (albeit usually unwanted, or ignored in favour of rarer instruments).
Yeah. It’s gotta be pretty stressful for the pianists that do play in an orchestra. Everybody pretty much depends on the pianist to play it right in order to keep a balance throughout the orchestra lol
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i used to play the clarinet...
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i used to play the clarinet...
Sounds like fun! How was it like??
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I play double bass, recorder, piano
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I play double bass, recorder, piano
Wow, that’s a lot! How’s it like playing multiple instruments??
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