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    Rachel Barton Pine: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert


    In this video from NPR Music’s long-running Tiny Desk Concert series, Rachel Barton Pine plays unnacompanied Bach Tempo di Borea (from Partita no.1) Largo (from Sonata no.3) Fuga (from Sonata no.1) Credits: Producers: Tom Huizenga, Niki Walker; Audio Engineer: Josh Rogosin; Videographers: Niki

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    The Sakura cello quintet plays Schubert's Erlkönig


    The Los Angeles based cello quintet Sakura perform an arrangement of Franz Schubert’s op.1 song Erlkönig (based on a poem by Goethe). The five cellists of Sakura are Peter Myers, whose also created the arrangement, and Michael Kaufman, Benjamin Lash, Gabriel Martins, and Yoshika Masuda. Audio/video

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    Francisco Fullana plays Isang Yun's King's Theme


    Francisco Fullana, who has recently been awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant, performs Isang Yun’s Königliches Thema (King’s Theme) for solo violin. The work is a set of variations based on the theme from Bach’s Musical Offering.  The recording is part of Fullana’s newly released album for Orchid

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    Boris Begelman plays the Gavotte from the Violin Partita no.3


    Boris Begelman performing Violin Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006: III. Gavotte, by J.S. Bach. In the April 2018 issue of The Strad, Tim Homfray reviews Begelman’s recording of the complete Sonatas and Partitas as ’emotionally rich, musically satisfying and always entertaining’.

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    Laura van der Heijden on why 1948 is the focus of her CD of Russian music


    In this mini documentary, cellist Laura van der Heijden, pianist Petr Limonov and music historian Marina Frolova-Walker talk about why 1948 was such a watershed moment in Russian music, and why it became the focus of Van der Heijden’s debut CD Read: CD review – ‘Outstanding, original Russian

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    Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: Introducing the Baroque Cello


    In this video, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment co-principal cellist Luise Buchberger introduces the baroque cello. Buchberger joined the orchestra in 2014. She studied modern cello at the Mozarteum University Salzburg and Hochschule der Künste Zurich, and baroque cello at the Hochschule für

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    Mikyung Sung, double bass: Franck violin sonata


    Korean double bassist Mikyung Sung performs Franck’s Violin Sonata in A major with Jaemin Shin on the piano. I. Allegretto ben moderato II. Allegro (6:19) III. Ben moderato: Recitativo-Fantasia (14:26) IV. Allegretto poco mosso (22:21)

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    Broken Wings: Myrna Herzog, Günter Krause, a viol destroyed


    The shocking photos accompanying Myrna Herzog’s social media post on 3 January of her destroyed viola da gamba sent her complaint globally viral.  It was also seen by Günter Krause, guitarist and lead singer of German progressive rock band Rufus Zuphall, who felt moved to compose a piece for viol

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    Elli Choi plays Paganini Caprice no.4


    American violinist Elli Choi, 16, who has recently been chosen to take on two performances of the Sibelius concerto from the indisposed David Garrett, in this video performs Paganini’s Caprice no.4. Choi has studied with Ida Kavafian on the Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division, and has been

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    La Serenissima viola cam


    The British Baroque ensemble La Serenissima in rehearsal from the vantage point of violist Jim O’Toole. This video is posted to YouTube with the following description: ‘Here’s what playing Vivaldi concertos can sometimes be like for the viola section (courtesy of viola cam – Jim O’Toole). This was