Occupation: Musician/ Composer
Residence: New York
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Primary Language: English
Context: This joke was told to over the phone by an older relative of mine
Background: This relative has been teaching music for 15+ years at a small liberal arts college.
Q: How do you get a violist to play with vibrato?
A: You write the word ‘Solo’ above the notes
This joke plays on the idea that Violists are very timid, and generally try to avoid solos.