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    Learning Beethoven with Maxim Vengerov

    2018-08-02T13:48:00Z

    Three students at the Royal College of Music reveal what it’s like to work with Maxim Vengerov, ‘one of the big legends of the violin’ on Beethoven’s Violin Concerto.

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    The most common types of violin makers, ep.2

    2018-08-01T15:53:00Z

    Oslo based violin maker Jacob von der Lippe’s second compilation of violin maker types, from accident prone to always dusty. For the first video, click here

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    Gagliano violin sold to pawn shop for $50 in Boston

    2018-07-27T13:52:00Z

    A 1759 violin by Ferdinando Gagliano, worth an estimated $250,000, was old to a Boston pawn shop for $50. It had been stolen from during a recent break-in in the city.  This video from Boston 25 News.

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    Newly discovered viola impromptu by Shostakovich performed by Paul Neubauer

    2018-07-26T14:12:00Z

    A previously unknown work by Dmitri Shostakovich, this viola impromptu was discovered in Moscow’s central archive last year and revealed on the composer’s birthday in September. In this video, violist Paul Neubauer and pianist Wu Han perform the piece at Music@Menlo,

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    Philadelphia concertmaster David Kim on orchestral auditions

    2018-07-25T12:20:00Z

    ‘Through all of those barriers, psychological and physical, you have to make beautiful art somehow, in a setting that is so unartistic and unispiring.’ In this interview for J.W. Pepper, Philhadelphia Orchestra concertmaster David Kim talks about how he learned to audition for orchestras and how to

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    Teaching music to refugee children in Greece

    2018-07-24T16:19:00Z

    In this short film from CBC, Canadian violinist Nadia Monczak spends two weeks at a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos teaching the children there, with ART Angels Relief project Read the accompanying article on the CBC website

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    A 1992 TV profile of Nigel Kennedy

    2018-07-23T16:41:00Z

    In this 1992 Chicago TV documentary ’wild Nige’, violinist Nigel Kennedy, discusses his roots and explains why you don’t have to wear tails to be a serious musician.

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    Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs on BBC Newsnight

    2018-07-20T15:34:00Z

    Cellist and 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs an arrangement of ‘Erev Shel Shoshanim’ (Evening of Roses) on the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme, Newsnight.

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    Philadelphia concertmaster David Kim on 'super slow' practice, muscle memory and concerto prep

    2018-07-20T11:48:00Z

    In this film for J.W. Pepper, Philhadelphia Orchestra concertmaster David Kim talks about how he organises his practice, and how he prepares for important concerts. Created by J.W. Pepper Son, Inc. Produced by Rocco Richardson, Celena McAfee Kathryn Griesinger. Filmed by Rocco

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    Vivaldi's Spring in Gypsy jazz and folk style

    2018-07-19T16:22:00Z

    Dutch violinist Tim Kliphuis with Nigel Clark, guitar, and Roy Percy, double bass, play ‘Spring’ from Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons as viewed through a prism of gypsy jazz and celtic folk. This clip is from the DVD Live at Iford Manor, filmed in June 2011, and available from Kliphuis’s website