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    A six-string custom viola played by Henning Kraggerud

    2018-08-22T12:03:00Z

    In this video, Norwegian violinist Henning Kraggerud amd jazz pianist Bugge Wesseltoft perform an inprovisation on a folk tune. Kraggerud is playing his custom-made ‘viola concorda’. ‘I was longing for a sound that I couldn’t produce, so I ordered a new instrument from Ariane Becker,’ he

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    Eurovision Young Musicians semi-final 2018

    2018-08-21T16:53:00Z

    In these videos German violinist Mira Foron and Czech double bassist Indi Stivín give it their all in the semi-final of Eurovision Young Musicians 2018.

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    Mexican cellists play Piazzolla

    2018-08-17T12:25:00Z

    Cellist and conductor Amit Peled with his Peabody students and selected Mexican cellists perform for Festival de Musica de Camera de San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

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    Masterclass with Violinist Gábor Takács-Nagy

    2018-08-14T13:20:00Z

    Violinist Gábor Takács-Nagy coaches Sirena Huang on Prokofiev’s Violin Sonata as part of a masterclass for the Classical Bridge Music Festival.

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    Bach's Chaconne, performed by Johnny Gandelsman and the Limón Dance Company

    2018-08-10T14:50:00Z

    In this video from WQXR, members of the New York based Limón Dance Company dance to Bach’s Chaconne played live by violinist Johnny Gandelsman (of Brooklyn Rider and Silk Road Ensemble). The choreography is by the company’s founder José Limón.

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    Introducing the Baroque double bass

    2018-08-09T12:13:00Z

    In this video from the London-based Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, double bassist Cecelia Bruggemeyer introduces the – or as she more accurately puts its, ‘a’ – Baroque double bass

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    Bacewicz Duets on Folk Themes – Jennifer Pike & Thomas Gould

    2018-08-08T14:46:00Z

    This video was made at ‘Polish Music Day at the Wigmore Hall with Jennifer Pike and Friends’ on 14 October 2017. Featuring violinists Jennifer Pike, a former BBC Young Musician, and Thomas Gould, these four short duets written in 1945 by Grażyna Bacewicz are

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    Esther Abrami: a kitten concert for charity

    2018-08-08T14:05:00Z

    Violinist Esther Abrami’s fundraiting video for French cat rescue charity ‘La Feline Meyreuillaise’ Link to Fundraising Page: https://www.gofundme.com/aidons-les-chats-des-rues A message from Esther: ‘The association which I am helping raising money for today is “La Feline Meyreuillaise”. It is a

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    Steve Reich's Triple Quartet – Psappha Ensemble

    2018-08-08T13:32:00Z

    Commissioned by the Kronos Quartet, this work is written for three quartets but can be played, as in this video, with one live group and two pre-recorded ones. The musicians are Benedict Holland and Sophie Rosa, violins, Heather Wallington, viola, and Jennifer Langridge, cello. Psappha is a

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    All four BBC Young Musician winning cellists on stage together

    2018-08-07T12:21:00Z

    In this video filmed at this year’s BBC Proms, Giovanni Sollima’s Violoncelles, vibrez! is performed by the four cellist past winners of the BBC Young Musician competition, Natalie Clein (1994), Guy Johnston (2000), Laura van der Heijden (2012) and Sheku Kanneh-Mason (2016). The performance took