Remember last time when I inflicted my beginner violin "stylings" on the web? Now four months later, and three months after I got my viola, I figured I'd oblige my adoring fan(s) with another. That's you, Mom...and maybe one anonymous reader who only enjoys these for their mockery potential.
A bunch very short clips would be way more entertaining and easier to digest, but I opted for the opposite: two relatively complete pieces of music that I came up with. They're still just over a minute each, but this is not riveting footage -- the nerdy guy with the poofy ponytail just stands there sawing away in his dining room. The first tune is one I came up with for my recital, and I'm still enjoying playing it months later, which is a good sign. The second is one I've been working on for the past couple of weeks -- more of a classical piece, with some early (and shaky) experimentation with vibrato and third-position playing.