Required viola noodling

Okay, so just to refresh the memory:

1) long tones,
2) half-scales up and down, major and minor
2.5) half-scales up and down with the sharp 3 — so flat 2 and sharp 3 both
3) full scales
4) shifts
5) two octave stuff, as much as I can do it
6) whatever else appeals, including slow pieces

Things to remember:

1) easy bow hand
2) marshmallow fingers — not on tip-toe! You can’t reach squat on tip-toe.
3) supple wrists
4) RELAX

I knew I could never successfully put this stupid thing down for good. I still wish it came with headphones, though.

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