The Haegeum does not have a finger board
, so the player has to fiddle the strings like this.
An avid climber, he maintained a goofy sense of humor: In November, on Facebook, he posted a picture of the Finger Board
Room in his Houston hometown synagogue, Beth Israel, and captioned it "Synagogue or climbing gym #badclimbingjokes."
We started working on this process after I hung up my own personal favorite guitar because of badly worn frets, I didn't want to chance a re-fret with the possibility of ruining the finger board
." He also added "This is our own process which we developed from years of experience from different industries and the beauty of it is that it came out of necessity for my own guitar and now we can offer it to our clients."
He also worked out how easy hammer-ons and pull-offs were, depending on the height of the guitar strings above the finger board
. Finally, he confirmed the equation for string bends experimentally, measuring the frequency of the sound produced for strings bent through different angles on a guitar.
Thirty or 40 takes of every song later and your fingers are bleeding on the finger board
of the double bass, your throat is harsh and he's sitting in the control room going 'Yep, one more time'.
Several exercises ask students where notes would be played on the guitar (asking for string and fret numbers, and sometimes placement of notes on a finger board
chart) and even move out of open position.
He even had a climbing finger board
in his bedroom, his devastated sister Emma, 26, told the Gazette.
The finger board
of the violin contains no frets, thus permitting an endless variation on a single note, all but one of which is terribly, painfully, insufferably wrong.
Isometric training on a finger board
can be started once ROM exercises are painless.
Lance Dawes: Was Warner Avenue around the time when you and your friends invented the big finger board