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Street Violinist Taking A 4 Year Old's Request

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Hoofbite, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    [youtube]6SYcwK0dQHI[/youtube]

    Pretty good.
  2. kapolani

    kapolani Well-Known Member

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    Good stuff.

    Till this day I wish that I would have learned how to play a musical instrument. Was always too busy with sports.
  3. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    The Violin and Piano were the two instruments I wish I would have learned to play. My buddy that I grew up playing guitar with ended up getting a Violin for Christmas about 4 years ago.

    These days I never have time for anything time consuming. I play my guitar because I can pick it up and put it down at any time. (already knowing how to play it)
  4. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    Either that 4 year old knew a song I have never heard of, or the request was prompted.

    Either way quite enjoyable.
  5. Faerluna

    Faerluna I'm Complicated

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    Violin is one of the hardest instruments to learn to play, outside of the double reed instruments (oboe and bassoon). I played violin all through high school and was a good technical, orchestral player, but never had the panache of the gifted ones like this guy.

    I played piano pretty well and I was also a percussionist in band for several years before giving it up for vocal music.

    I'm hoping our daughter chooses a musical hobby at some point, naturally.
  6. ethiostar

    ethiostar Well-Known Member

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  7. DMOB

    DMOB Member

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    Way cool!
  8. bounce

    bounce Active Member

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    Probably both. Black and Yellow is a pretty popular song among Steelers fans, and was pretty big when they were in the SB a couple years ago.

    But, it seems prompted, too. Because he had the beat ready pretty quickly.
  9. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    I agree totally. I've played guitar for like 10 years - though don't claim to be anywhere even near "good" :laugh2:

    I always wished I had learned to play piano or violin though...I love the way they can fit into other genres like Hip hop in the video.
    Black and Yellow was/is a major hit from Wiz Khalifa. That song was all over the place for a while, and that album, Rolling Papers, was a big time seller if I'm not mistaken.

    It could have been prompted, but I would assume that the guy just knew the song...at least enough to improv on it.
  10. Balotelli

    Balotelli Benched

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    I can do that...
  11. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    Thanks guys. I have never heard of that artist either.
  12. VietCowboy

    VietCowboy Be Realistic. Demand the Impossible.

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