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    Christian Tetzlaff on his 2000 Greiner violin

    2017-11-24T15:43:00Z

    Christian Tetzlaff switched from playing older instruments to a modern one built by the German luthier Stefan-Peter Greiner. In this video from the Czech Philharmonic he suggests that ”Stradivari and Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ were fantastic violin makers but their instruments are not good because they

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    Vadim Gluzman on the 1690 ‘Leopold Auer’ Stradivarius

    2017-11-21T16:17:00Z

    In this video from the Czech Philharmonic, Vadim Gluzman recalls meeting the ‘Leopold Auer’ Stradivari 21 years ago and how it feels to play the instrument which belonged to the great violin pedagogue who tauch Mischa Elman, Jascha Heifetz and Nathan Milstein

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    Lawrence Power performs Salonen's Pentatonic Étude for solo viola

    2017-11-20T14:39:00Z

    In this video from the Philharmonia Orchestra, British violist Lawrence Power plays Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Pentatonic Étude. Salonen wrote the piece for Power, who premiered it in 2015.

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    Alexander Sitkovetsky and Maxim Rysanov play Bach and Bartók

    2017-11-17T12:57:00Z

    Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky and violist Maxim Rysanov alternate between two-part Inventions by Bach and duos by Bartók. Bach: Invention No. 1 in C major, BWV 772 Bartok: Duo No. 9 ‘Play Song’ Bach: Invention No. 2 in c minor, BWV 773 Bartok: Duo No. 23 ‘Wedding Song’ Bach: Invention No. in 4 d

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    The English Concert at Kings Place | Biber's Rosary Sonatas

    2017-11-16T15:53:00Z

    Baroque period instrument ensemble The English Concert is performing an evening of chamber music by Biber and his contemporaries at London’s Kings Place on 6 December. In this video, violinist Nadja Zwiener offers her insight into Biber’s wonderful Rosary Sonatas (or ‘Mystery’ Sonatas). Find out

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    Henning Kraggerud - Victimae Paschali

    2017-11-14T17:13:00Z

    Henning Kraggerud and the Arctic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra perform an arrangement of Kraggerud’s own Victimae Paschali recorded in Tromsø Cathedral

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    20 cellos in 1 minute

    2017-11-14T12:58:00Z

    Margarita Balanas visits Tom Woods Cellos in London and plays the first Bourrée from Bach’s Cello Suite no.3 on 20 instruments of various makers and eras, including J. B. Vuillaume, Thomas Kennedy, J A Gagliano, Georges Chanot and Claude Miremont

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    Ellinor D'Melon, aged 9, plays Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole

    2017-11-09T13:20:00Z

    In this video from 2009, Ellinor D’Mellon plays the fourth and fifth movements of Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole with pianist Alina Artemyeva. D’Melon, now 16, was born in Kingston, Jamaica, beginning violin lessons at the age of two and a half. She then studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School with

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    Bridge position adjustment with Edgar Russ

    2017-11-08T15:22:00Z

    In the first of a new series of YouTube videos, Cremona-based luthier Edgar Russ talks about the importance of proper bridge adjustment and how to check if yours is maintaining the correct angle