Monthly Archives: May 2015

Musical ABCs

We started in on the Progressive Scales book yesterday – a book by Linda Rose that’s all about teaching Music Proper.  I had already started reading it – the book opens with a description of all of the scales, majors, minors, relatives, melodic, harmonic, natural (apparently some are considered enharmonic) – it’s all a bit […]

Practice Notes

The postural changes I worked on in the lesson last Wednesday have done a number on my ability to be in tune.  Keeping the shoulder rest at the new angle brings the violin forward a bit for me, impacting the angle at which my hand approaches the strings.  So I have to figure that out […]