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  • ElgarDB1
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    Jeff Bradetich performs Elgar's Cello Concerto on double bass

    2015-03-30T00:00:00Z

    University of North Texas College of Music professor Jeff Bradetich gives a powerful performance of Elgar's Cello Concerto first movement on double bass with pianist Anastasia Markina. Bradetich gives tips for bow transitions at the frog in The Strad's April 2015 issue Technique section, out now. Subscribe ...

  • rostropovichmelody
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    Cellist Mstislav Rostropovich performs Tchaikovsky's Andante Cantabile

    2015-03-27T00:00:00Z

    Mstislav Rostropovich performs Tchaikovsky's Andante Cantabile with the Berlin Philharmonic in 1989. Watch the great cellist give a masterclass on Dvorák's Cello Concerto at the Kronberg Academy. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a ...

  • Paganini_Layered1
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    Violinist Eric Silberger performs Paganini's Caprice no.24 with layered variations

    2015-03-27T00:00:00Z

    Ever wondered what all the variations of Paganini's 24th Caprice might sound like played at the same time? In a world first, violinist Eric Silberger performs the work with all variations layered together. The video was produced and shot by Lara St John. Subscribe to The Strad ...

  • JackieSaintSaens1
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    Jacqueline du Pré performs Saint-Saëns's Cello Concerto no.1

    2015-03-19T00:00:00Z

    Rare footage of British cellist Jacqueline du Pré performing Saint-Saëns's First Cello Concerto. Read tributes to Jacqueline du Pré by fellow musicians and watch her performing with pianist Daniel Barenboim. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part ...

  • UpsideDown1
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    Violinist performs while suspended upside down from bridge

    2015-03-12T00:00:00Z

    Félix Analís performs his violin while suspended upside down from a bridge in Xalapa, Mexico. Subscribe  to The Strad or download  our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase single issues click here .

  • BachBowing
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    Digital representation of Bach's First Cello Suite

    2015-03-09T00:00:00Z

    One of a series of experiments by Magnatune, this animated video represents the cellist's bowing and its relationship to the musical line in the Prelude of Bach's First Cello Suite. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. ...

  • DavidIgorOistrakh1
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    David and Igor Oistrakh perform Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante

    2015-03-04T00:00:00Z

    David Oistrakh and his son Igor Oistrakh perform Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante viola and violin parts respectively with the Moscow Philharmonic conducted by Yehudi Menuhin. Watch David Oistrakh perform Bach's Double Concerto with Yehudi Menuhin. Read about David Oistrakh and Joseph Szigeti's 's influence on Prokofiev's violin concertos ...

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    Nikolaj Znaider performs Bach's Partita no.2 Sarabande

    2015-02-24T00:00:00Z

    The Strad's March 2015 cover star, Nikolaj Znaider, performs the Sarabande from Bach's Solo Violin Partita no.2. The violinist talks about the importance of practising Bach and basics in his blog for The Strad. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as ...

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    Patricia Kopatchinskaja performs Manuel de Falla and Heinz Holliger

    2015-02-23T00:00:00Z

    Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja performs Manuel de Falla's 'Jota' from Suite Populaire Espagnole and Heinz Holliger's Das Kleine Irgendwas, which features spoken dialogue and an array of vocalisations, in November 2014. Kopatchinskaja contributes a Practice Diary to The Strad's January issue . Subscribe to The Strad or download ...

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    Free sheet music: Joachim's Violin Romance in B flat edited by Itzhak Rashkovsky

    2015-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Royal College of Music professor Rashkovsky offers advice on recreating the spirit of the great playera in this charming piece by the 19th-century virtuoso. Download the score as two PDFs at the bottom of the article