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All left without saying goodbye,
Days passed, but I still feel them here,
They shut their eyes, souls met with heaven,
Why am I the one to stand still in fear? 

The violin as known to many is the baby of string musical instrument family with four strings with tuned notes G, D, A and E played with a bow. Violin is the baby of the string family but like babies make the deepest sounds. The violin is the smallest and highest pitched stringed instrument typically used in western music. A person who plays the violin is called a violinist. One of the most sought after and accomplished violinists in Sri Lanka is well accredited Thushani Jayawardena. Having commenced on this inimitable journey as a toddler when she was crawling, as her father was a reputed violinist Asoka Jayawardena formerly at SLBC orchestra. For her sixth birthday she was queried to choose between a piano or a violin. She had opted for violin from that date her life has revolved around playing the violin. She is now a very competent violinist on precisely pressing down the strings to change the pitch, while her right hand moves the bow or plucks the strings. The violin sometimes called the” fiddler” is exclusively accessible when speaking about folk music.

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