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Unread 12-13-2010, 06:00 PM   #1
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How hard is it to sing and play fiddle?

I suppose this is the same for most instruments, but just the fact that you have the fiddle jammed into your neck, does it make it harder to sing while playing?

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Unread 12-13-2010, 06:47 PM   #2
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I'm not a fiddle player, but I sing. I would not try it due to the neck muscles being in a bad position and tensed up as well. Although with some forms of music, I'm sure it would be okay. I've never seen it done. All the singer/fiddlers I've seen do one or the other but not both.
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Unread 12-13-2010, 09:05 PM   #3
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I know a guy that holds the fiddle against his chest and sings while playing. Well, he used to. He plays guitar more now since he had a stroke which limited his movement.
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Charlie Daniels did it. So did Robby Steinhardt from Kansas.
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