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Poll Question: My two favorite prog violinists- which do you prefer?
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    Posted: February 04 2010 at 08:38
These two violinists are not only amazing, but give their respective bands a distinctive sound.  Which do you prefer and why?
http://www.williamdgagliani.com/concert/13Robby-Steinhardt.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3029/2899464923_05944acab3.jpg



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2010 at 09:55
Robby! Half of early Kansas' sound was based on his violin!Kayo Dot is interesting band, but not at the level of early Kansas works
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2010 at 11:10
Robby Steinhardt. Besides his violin playing and his vocals, he also acted as frontman of Kansas. Without any disrespect to David Ragsdale, who is also a great player, Kansas' latest dvd would have been a lot better!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2010 at 11:56
Mia is the obvious choice for me. Maybe I haven't listened to enough Kansas, but most of the stuff I've heard from them is either pompous or syrupy, usually both. Robby's playing sounds skilled and occasionally quite pleasant, but I get nothing out of it.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2010 at 13:22
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2010 at 16:14
Mia -- good violinist and far more pleasing on the eyes (I can't not mention the girl violinists from Aranis -- - Liesbeth Lambrecht and Linde de Groof).

If you don't know him well already, methinks you might appreciate Didier Lockwood (at least some of his work).



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2010 at 20:01
I, of course, had to vote for the Kansan.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2010 at 20:11
Mia, because I Heart her.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2010 at 20:32
Originally posted by Epignosis Epignosis wrote:

I, of course, had to vote for the Kansan.
 
I, of course, had to vote for the person I am attracted to.Heart  However, I will agree with you that both violinists contribute greatly to their respective band's sound.  But even judging by sound, I still prefer Mia.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2010 at 23:09
Horny b*****ds.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2010 at 23:11
That's was my reason for voting for Robby too. Wink
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2010 at 23:22
I've been obsessed with motW and Kayo Dot lately, so my vote goes to Mia. I have heard a lot more of Kayo Dot and motW than I have Kansas though.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2010 at 23:35
Originally posted by thellama73 thellama73 wrote:

Carla Khilstedt
This has to be my choice as well. I <3 Carla.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 05 2010 at 01:21
Originally posted by Epignosis Epignosis wrote:

Horny b*****ds.


Oh come on! Admit it, you had that motive in mind when picking those two pictures Tongue

My vote (obviously) goes to Mia as well. If not for my hopeless crush on her, then for the fact that she's part of one of my favourite bands ever.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 05 2010 at 02:43
Both. I vote for Robby Steinhardt because this poll should end up with a tie and Robby is three votes behind now. Both of them make the difference and add a valuable contribution to th sound of the bands they're in.

Edited by someone_else - February 05 2010 at 02:44
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 05 2010 at 03:14
Dont know either so I vote for looks.No contest.LOL
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 06 2010 at 13:00
For sex appeal it's Mia by far,for playing and composing my vote goes to Jean Luc Ponty.

I've seen JLP and Robby live and of those two JLP wins hands down. I have yet to see Mia live but I'd like to.
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