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Tonalizations for a perfect intonation

Learn how to accomplish perfect intonation on the violin

Released on December 4, 2013

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Diana Jarnutowski on February 24, 2015 @9:21 am PST
Thank you so very much for your reply. I have ordered Suzuki book 1 and it should be here by the end of this week or next week. After last night's practice session, I feel like, well, it went very poorly. So, I am rather down in the dumps today, but will pick up Herkermer (violin's name), and we shall begin again. I will be signing up shortly. AND yes I would be very interested in becoming a hotshot anything. Fiddling would be nice. Tuned in to the one that comes on your fiddling site forgot his name. Well, it sounded as wonderful to me as Mozart or Vivaldi. Thank you so very much once again.
Lora - host, on February 27, 2015 @8:18 am PST
Hi Diana
You will have those frustrating days.....but you will also have days where victory is yours! You just have to keep coming back to Herkermer (love that name), and keep working at it. Everything in life that is worthwhile is a challenge....which is what makes it worthwhile!
Diana Jarnutowski on February 21, 2015 @10:06 am PST
I am coming back to studying violin after an absence of 10mo due to left shoulder surgery. I have studied for 2 to 3 years prior to this. I am considering "signing up" but is it essential for one to spend 7mo just on book one? Can one advance at their own pace as long as the technique is learned properly? Also, upon the completion of book one, do you instruct for book 2 and beyond? I have been grocking your on-line videos and lovin' it . Please let me know how you feel about advancing at ones own abilities.
Lora - host, on February 23, 2015 @3:35 pm PST
Hi Diana
Yes, I can definitely accommodate your personal needs as far as the pace of going through the Suzuki Book 1 class.
Once you sign up, simply email me, and I will take care of you. I do not publicly offer this option, because it is only for people who TRULY have some formal training already.
I do recommend that you review my Suzuki Book 1 class, and then YES! By all means, take my Suzuki Book 2 class! It is my best yet!
If you are interested in being a hot shot fiddler, I have a fiddle class as well, and soon, very soon......I will be unveiling Suzuki Book 3!

Go ahead and sign up through the link on Virtual Sheet Music below:


I appreciate their referrals very much. Then, email me, and we will get you going!

Nice to meet you, and I hope to see you in the studio soon!

Karen Wenzel on March 29, 2014 @4:54 pm PST
I am not finding the "tonalization" sheet referenced in your video here at Virtual Sheet Music. Can you help?
Fabrizio Ferrari - moderator and CEO, on March 31, 2014 @9:16 am PST
Hi Karen. You can download the PDF file of that mentioned sheet directly from the same link shown on the video:


Please, let me know if you need further help, I will be happy to assist you.
Karen Wenzel on March 31, 2014 @10:25 pm PST
Thank you so much, this worked perfectly. I was attempting to find it listed amongst the musical offerings and couldn't find it. Again, thank you for your help.
Fabrizio Ferrari - moderator and CEO, on April 1, 2014 @11:29 am PST
Dear Karen, you are very welcome!

Thank you again!
Trina * VSM MEMBER * on December 11, 2013 @8:18 am PST
Thank you so much for this!!! This was new information for me. It was always obvious to me to hear the ringing tone of the 3rd finger placed on the A and D strings in 1st position but had never thought about the first finger on the G, D and A strings resonating. In fact I'm aware of sometimes being slightly off intonation-wise when playing a first finger B on the A string- and frustrated as to why- You've given me a solution to this problem!!
Lora - host, on December 11, 2013 @10:37 am PST
Hi Trina
I'm so glad you will benefit from the exercise as I did! B is a tricky note, but it sounds like you are hearing it just fine! Keep up the good work.
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