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A group to discuss and share info and music specific to the viola.

42 Members, Created 8/27/2011 -

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Fingering guide for viola

Hi, Just for viola players -- a slide rule for finding your fingering in all the keys on your viola.  Apparently there aren't enough violists out there for shops like Shar or Johnson... Read More
From EdPearlman 13 years ago
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String Evaluation

This is my first viola (2 months).   When I bought it,  the guy had just put new Evah Perazzi's on,  cause that's what he had on hand.  It was worth the extra... Read More
From mudbug 13 years ago

Wolf Tones

They say that viola's are especially prone to wolf tones.  Does your's have one,  where,  and what have you/ can be  done about it?
From mudbug 13 years ago

Cross Tunings

Are there any cross tunings that viola fiddle players might use? Would any such tunings require any differently gauged string sets?      
From hayesdt 13 years ago
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Viola- Book 2

Anyone have a suggestion for a book 2 for viola.  The one that I like for violin "Doflein Method-Development of Technique" doesn't have a companion viola method. ... Read More
From mudbug 13 years ago

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Linked by stevo-msla 5 years ago: Another old time tune played on cross tuned viola by Paul Kirk. Thanks Paul!

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Linked by stevo-msla 6 years ago: Old-Time TOTW #24: Speed of the Plow (12/9/18) by Paul Kirk playing crosstuned viola. Thanks Paul!

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Linked by hummyfan 10 years ago: harpon just bought a 5-string 16" viola. She invited comments from others who play 5-string instruments.

Blog Entry: Teaching Adult Beginners
Linked by paulinefiddle 11 years ago: I have a new blog entry about teaching adult beginners.

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Budget Student Viola Outfit - 14"
Linked by scusigurl2011 12 years ago: Great group!

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