The topic of fiddle intonation reminds me of a time, back in the 1980’s, when I put on an event with other string players at a local venue, Boatyard Village. We had an idea for a themed concert. We called it “Dawg Jam.” We played some David Grisman pieces and other fiddle tunes.
As we got done with … Read more
“Patience, hard thing! The hard thing but to pray,
But bid for, Patience is!” Gerard Manley Hopkins
In our material world, the virtue of patience has taken a real beating. And we fiddlers, we musicians, need it more than ever. There are cringe worthy examples of impatience in the news daily. … Read more