Lilting Fiddle

Learning to Play Fiddle as an Adult

Fiddle Inspiration via Musescore

Posted on November 14, 2023

I’ll admit it – it’s been a little over two months since I last practiced my fiddle. I was doing really well over the summer months, despite the heat… despite the AC going out… all the setbacks I ran into. Somehow, I still managed to keep fiddling. But then, come September, for reasons I can’t even remember, I just lost the momentum and stopped practicing.

Celebrating a Week of Consistent Practice!

Posted on June 12, 2023

Yes, I know a week is a small thing in the big picture, but it’s been so long since I’ve managed to keep a consistent practice schedule that I’ll celebrate what I can! As a matter of fact, it’s been so long since I’ve truly practiced that I decided I was going to clean the slate off for the most part and start again.

Lilting Fiddle Blog Move

Posted on June 5, 2023

Over the years, I’ve kept track of my fiddling learning and progress through blog posts. This started at its own blog called Net Fiddler – I later learned that the terms “net” and “fiddle” together were often attributed to a .NET Fiddle compiler (I think), so it wasn’t a great choice of name for a site about violin playing.

Fiddling in Memory

Posted on January 1, 2023

It’s the new year, and time to leave 2022 behind. The year wasn’t a bad one as far as things go throughout – it was only at the end that things really became tough for my family and I.

I Haven’t Forgotten My Fiddle

Posted on August 10, 2022

Nor have I quit playing even though my practice has dropped off a cliff since May. Lots of reasons and excuses – hot weather, house renovations, lack of energy and motivation, big web projects, blah-blah-blah.

Fiddle Progress Report – January 2022

Posted on February 1, 2022

It’s been a while since I’ve written up a progress report, hasn’t it? Sometimes, I move so slowly with what I’m practicing for fiddle that it doesn’t feel like a monthly progress report will reveal that much, I suppose.I’m back t...

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