Posted by Kathy F. on July 23, 1997 at 08:34:23:
In reply to Re: Violins--a man's world posted by Kelley on July 23, 1997 at 00:09:54
] Could it be also that it's easier to make progress on an instrument such as the pianoforte, making it easier for young women to exhibit in front of company? It's often been pointed out to me that beginners at the piano sound better than beginners at stringed instruments. I don't mean any harm by this; this is just something that I've heard a lot.
Yeah! Anyone can thump away on a piano, but violins squeak in the hands of novices--like me! Believe me, I've heard a lot of beginning pianists--my mother is a piano teacher. (Do you know how many times I've heard Fur Elise?????) %-|
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