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    Fiona Monbet & Gustav Lundgren perform Django Reinhardt's 'Nuages'

    2018-07-18T15:40:00Z

    Fiona Monbet, violin, and Gustav Lundgren, guitar, performing ‘Nuages’ by Django Reinhardt at the Stockholm Django Festival 2017.

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    Ensemble of 52 double basses plays the Flintstones theme

    2018-07-17T16:28:00Z

    Young bass players from the Bradetich Foundation’s North Texas Bass Camp joined in International Make Music Day on 21 June with this al fresco performance

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    Alma Deutscher performs her own violin concerto

    2018-07-17T13:40:00Z

    British child prodigy Alma Deutscher, now 13 but aged 12 in this video, performs her own Violin Concerto in G minor at the Carintischer Sommer Festival with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Joji Hattori. I - Allegro maestoso 0:21II - Romanza 15:37III - Allegro scherzando 24:32

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    Music loving dog interrupts recital in Brazil

    2018-07-17T10:17:00Z

    This video was taken on Sunday 15 July at a concert at the Virtuosi Gravatá festival in the north-eastern Brazil city of Gravatá. The viola soloist Rafael Altino and pianist Victor Asuncion do their best to play on while the audience’s attention goes to the stage-invading do

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    Experimental 1872 cello played by Raphaël Pidoux

    2018-07-12T14:02:00Z

    In this video from the Musée de la musique at the Philharmonie de Paris, Raphaël Pidoux plays an experimental cello made by luthier Thomas Zach in 1872. The piece is the Humoreske op.11 no.2 by David Popper, the cellist who showcased this very instrument at the Vienna World’s Fair in 1873. The

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    Kyung Wha Chung plays Debussy's 'Beau Soir'

    2018-07-10T16:25:00Z

    This work is the centrepiece of Kyung Wha Chung’s recent release on Warner Classics, featuring music by Fauré, Franck and Debussy. Read: Kyung Wha Chung: Beau Soir. Works by Fauré, Franck, Debussy [album review]

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    Comparing Stradivari and Guarneri cellos with Pablo Ferrández

    2018-07-10T12:01:00Z

    In this video, Spanish cellist Pablo Ferrández plays two cellos side by side: the 1696 ‘Lord Aylesford’ Stradivari which he has on loan from the Nippon Music Foundation and a 1694 Giuseppe Guarneri ‘filius Andreae’ from J A Beare in London.

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    Wingsuit flyer and... trainee violin maker

    2018-07-06T15:50:00Z

    This video from the BBC shows wingsuit flyer Sam Laming perform a death-defying leap and proximity flight over Mount Snowdon in Wales. In passing we learn that he is also a trainee violin maker, and there is a short clip of him in the workshop.

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    Renaud Capuçon performs Debussy's Clair de Lune with Lahav Shani

    2018-07-05T15:51:00Z

    As an encore to the concert on 18 May 2018, Renaud Capuçon performs a transcription for violin and piano of Debussy’s Clair de Lune. The video is courtesy of France Musique, which has a new English language website at www.francemusique.com

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    Violin techniques with James Ehnes: ricochet

    2018-07-04T14:37:00Z

    This set of short videos with Canadian violinist James Ehnes were published by CBC Music in 2016. They feature him discussing and demonstrating particular playing techniques. See ‘Related Video’ for the rest in the series