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Staying In Shape for Violin By Werner Torkanowsky
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This collection of basic exercises was compiled for my own personal use, however some of my friends suggested that I make it available to other violinists. Having spent most of my musical career as... More > a conductor, I found it extremely frustrating that there was simply no time to practice adequately to maintain the level of playing that I achieved only after many years of study. Inevitably, I made the mistakes common to instrumentalists who are faced with the dilemma of limited practice time. Using the little time available, I tried to stay in shape by practicing only the usual scales and bowings of which there are collections of mind-numbing quantity, ranging from Sevick to Flesh. The result was when trying to play chamber music for example, I felt all tied up in knots, and playing became an unnatural sequence of fingers and bow activity, while the essential reflexes of natural flow were suppressed.< Less
Staying In Shape for Violin By Werner Torkanowsky
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This collection of basic exercises was compiled for my own personal use, however some of my friends suggested that I make it available to other violinists. Having spent most of my musical career as... More > a conductor, I found it extremely frustrating that there was simply no time to practice adequately to maintain the level of playing that I achieved only after many years of study. Inevitably, I made the mistakes common to instrumentalists who are faced with the dilemma of limited practice time. Using the little time available, I tried to stay in shape by practicing only the usual scales and bowings of which there are collections of mind-numbing quantity, ranging from Sevick to Flesh. The result was when trying to play chamber music for example, I felt all tied up in knots, and playing became an unnatural sequence of fingers and bow activity, while the essential reflexes of natural flow were suppressed.< Less
Heaven Before I Die By Michael Goodwin
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Heaven Before I Die—A Journey to the Heart of New Orleans drops you smack dab in the middle of the rockin', rollin', second-line dancin' New Orleans street celebrations that give The Bucket its... More > unique character. You'll meet Kermit Ruffins, Tuba Fats, Danny Barker, Dr. John and a crew of equally hip but slightly less famous cats and kitties like James Booker, Sista Teedy, Tom McDermott, Lula Elzy, David Torkanowski, Bob French and a pair of 300-pound go-go dancers. This is one street party you don't want to miss. Come on and second-line. ***** "This work is on the very short list of great books about New Orleans music." – Tom McDermott, Offbeat ***** "The most wonderful book I've read in years. It reads like a cross between On the Road and a New Orleans version of the Talmud." – Roberta LeGrand ***** "I was hooked from the first chapter. Heaven Before I Die might well be the most evocative book to be written about music in the Crescent City since John Broven's Walkin' to New Orleans." —Woody Haut< Less

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