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Left-Hand Technique, Part 1: Finger and Hand Positions

This lesson is part of the course Beginning Bluegrass and Old-Time Fiddle with Chad Manning.
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Left-Hand Technique   
 
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Left-Hand Technique, Part 1: Finger and Hand Positions
Left-Hand Technique, Part 1: Finger and Hand Positions
 
Learn how best to position your left-hand on the fiddle. Chad also talks about the difference between playing with the tips of the fingers versus the pads, and how much pressure to use to get the best tone.

 
 
 
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