Once in awhile, I get inspired to get my violin out of the case in the forgotten corner. I buy some new sheet music (hot off the
Depending on my wisdom in choosing the music (which usually consists of hearing something I like, looking it up on the internet and buying it), the first practice can be either enjoyable or torturous.
My intonation is usually appalling, and my poor tender fingers throb from pressing the strings. You see, when you wait a few months or more between practices, Brain, Fingers and Instrument do not get along very well.
Recently, inspiration struck me while listening to Pump It by Lindsey Stirling. So what did I do? I went and bought the sheet music of course. I am trying to practice a little bit every day. It is going alright. I must try to finish the piece before all the inspiration trickles away...