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Thinking of taking up violin

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With the injuries I sustained from a car accident, I'm finding it more and more difficult to hold a guitar. I've been thinking of taking up the violin and getting lessons and was wondering if anyone knew how well the skills from guitar translate.


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How about mandolin instead.....
The same tuning as a violin.....
You could relate more easily...
It is also backwards guitar, kinda......
Look at the tuning.....G-D-A-E

Whatever you choose....good luck!!

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