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    Heifetz, Piatigorsky and Rubinstein talk and perform


    Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky and Artur Rubinstein rehearse and talk to camera in this fascinating film from the late 1940s/early 1950s.

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    Heifetz plays Kreisler: Reccitativo and Scherzo, op.6


    Fritz Kreisler’s Reccitativo and Scherzo op.6, sometimes referred to as the Scherzo-Caprice, is the great virtuoso’s only solo violin work. It was dediated to Eugène Ysaÿe. It is performed in this recording by Jascha Heifetz.

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    Clara-Jumi Kang: Ysaÿe Sonata no.3 in D minor


    In this video from the the prize-winners concert of the 2015 Tchaikovsky Competition, German-Korean violinist Clara-Jumi Kang plays Ysaÿe’s Sonata no.3 in the Mariinsky Theatre.

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    Itzhak Perlman plays Schubert's Serenade


    Filmed on 19 December 2013 at the Knight Concert Hall in Miami, Florida, this video features Itzhak Perlman with pianist Rohan de Silva playing an arrangement of the Serenade (‘Ständchen’) from Schuber’s song cycle Schwanengesang

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    Nancy Zhou plays the Sibelius Concerto at the Harbin Competition's gala concert


    American violinist Nancy Zhou, who recently won first prize at the inaugural International Music Competition Harbin, China, here performs the Sibelius Violin Concerto at the winners’ gala concert. The full performance can be seen here.

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    An orchestra of 158 cellos performs variations on 'Happy Birthday'


    An orchestra of 158 cellos plays variations on ‘Happy Birthday’ in honour of Antonio Janigro on the 100th anniversary of his birth. The concert took place on 21 January 2018 at the Vatroslav Lisinski hall in Zagreb organised by the Antonio Janigro Association. Although born Italian, Janigro made

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    Clara-Jumi Kang plays Paganini, Caprice no.11


    In this video, violinist Clara-Jumi Kang performs Paganini’s Caprice no.11 at a V Salon Concert for Korean video sharing platform V Live. Born in Germany to a musical family, Clara-Jumi Kang took up the violin at the age of three and a year later enrolled as the youngest ever student at the

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    The Arod Quartet record Mendelssohn String Quartet op.13 in A Minor - Adagio


    In this video, the Arod Quartet, cover stars of The Strad’s February 2018 issue, perform the introductor Adagio of Mendelssohn String Quartet no.2, op.13.

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    Travelling with your instrument - Cello and Double Bass


    In this second video on advice for musicians travelling by air, Cremona-based luthier Edgar Russ gives his advice on how to make sure cellos and double basses survive the flight. Watch: Travelling with your instrument - Violin and Viola

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    Travelling with your instrument - Violin and Viola


    Cremona-based luthier Edgar Russ regularly travels with violins, and often more than one at a time, so his advice on how to do so with as little bother as possible is worth bearing in mind. He accompanies the video with the following text: ‘This video is not meant to fool the airlines and all the