Here is a new one, with good view of the fingers:
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- Sun May 12, 2019 1:48 pm
- Forum: Learning
- Topic: Practice Video - Volkstümliche Zitherschule p31 - Der erste Tanz
- Replies: 12
- Views: 433
From what I observe when watching zither players on YouTube, the "tea drinking with the Queen" pinky doesn't seem to be a good goal. Look at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgsjl8aFvX0 (for example). The little finger - in general - follows the ring finger and helps to push away the string on which ...
By good fortune, I got hold of a Johann Haslwanter (1824-1884) zither, yesterday. It’s in need of serious restoration, of course, but I believe it’s worth the effort and I plan to report on the progress. Meanwhile, I would like to know what this piece I found in the case (see attachment) is all about:
Meant to post this for some time, already. When I decided to learn to play the Zither (as a “retirement project”, seven years ago) the first teacher I found (in Germany) received me with the words (seriously frowning) “I don’t understand what you want - it makes no sense! It takes 20 years to learn ...
The strength of the magnets is perfect for the purpose: rock solid when locked yet fairly easy to separate by bending the two halves apart. I find it easier and quicker to set up for play (or to put it back for storage in its zippered bag) than a standard zither out of its unwieldy case. You are rig...
Due to frequent traveling, I have had an eye on it for some time already. Now, on a recent trip through Munich, it has happened (look at the pictures here for more details: https://www.musik-hartwig.de/zither/eigene-modelle-1/klappzither/ ). Of course, there are compromises in sound volume - basses ...
- Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:56 am
- Forum: Getting Started
- Topic: Listening recommendations?
- Replies: 21
- Views: 1645
I also like much of Klaus Waldburg (a total of 64 videos - search YouTube for "Klaus Waldburg zither") and Wilfried Scharf. Once you have looked through the search results, YouTube will keep suggesting more related titles.