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Thread #26903   Message #2513735
Posted By: VirginiaTam
12-Dec-08 - 03:42 PM
Thread Name: Help: Disabled Musician
Subject: RE: Help: Disabled Musician
Hi Fran

Welcome to the Mudcat. You will find very useful information and good advice here. I echo Melissa's post above. Practice, take the frustration in stride, and practice some more.

Find and learn songs that can be played slowly. Also don't be afraid to play around with your own timings when you become comfortable with chord changes.

Another instrument to consider is the Appalachain dulcimer. I have taken up this instrument since rheumatoid arthritis damaged my left wrist, preventing me fretting the guitar. I am trying mandolin for same reason.

Good luck and hope to see you around the threads.