Videos

  • Gary Karr-Andres Martin
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    Gary Karr performs Andrés Martín's 'The Heart Knows No Borders'

    2018-12-18T13:10:00Z

    Double bass soloist Gary Karr performs a work by composer Andrés Martín with the Baja California Orchestra and the Bass Orchestra of the XIII Encuentro Latinoamericano de Contrabajos. The composer conducts the performance which took place on 30 November at the Centro Cultural Tijuana in Mexico.

  • Hilary Hahn Ling Ling Workout
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    Hilary Hahn does the Ling Ling Workout

    2018-12-17T17:02:00Z

    First she played Paganini while hoola-hooping. Now Hilary Hahn has accepted an even meaner TwoSet Violin challenge, which, amongst other things, involves playing Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with the A string tuned down a semitone.

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    Ray Chen: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

    2018-12-14T15:36:00Z

    The violinist performs a seasonal favourite. Produced by Daniel Jang

  • Evan Price
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    Evan Price plays Django Reinhardt

    2018-12-14T12:53:00Z

    Improvisation no.2 by jazz guitar legend Django Reinhardt is here arranged for solo violin and performed by Evan Price. ‘The bow technique is of uncertain origin but was made famous by hot jazz violin great, Joe Venuti,’ writes Price. This performance appears on Price’s 2017

  • Octobass
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    Double bass and octobass duet

    2018-12-12T15:28:00Z

    Double bass player Jonathan Camps is joined by Nicola Moneta on octobass for a performance of ‘Amazing Grace’ filmed at the Mardi Graves festival in February 2018.

  • Steve Bailey and Francois and Sylvain Rabbath
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    A meeting of two very different bassists

    2018-12-11T12:25:00Z

    The American jazz and funk bassist Steve Bailey plays together with double bassist François Rabbath and his pianist son Sylvain Rabbath at Bavarian Bassdays 2018 in Mühldorf/Inn.

  • Yo-Yo Ma Montreal
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    Yo-Yo Ma performs in Montréal metro

    2018-12-10T12:52:00Z

    The Chinese-American cellist gives a free concert in the Montréal metro, including a Leonard Cohen singalong.

  • Jack Frerer - Spiral Sequences (string quartet)
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    Azure Quartet: Spiral Sequences by Jack Frerer

    2018-12-07T16:42:00Z

    ‘Spiral Sequences is a string quartet performed in two movements,’ writes composer Jack Frerer. ‘The first, the shorter of the two, is frantic and pulse-driven, carried by momentum generated by spiraling 16th note patterns and repeated ostinatos. It presents fragments of a sequence-like pattern,

  • Kanneh-Mason
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    Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason: variations on In the Bleak Midwinter

    2018-12-07T14:37:00Z

    Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason perform an arrangement of Holst’s Christmas carol ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’. Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter - Arr. Kanneh-Mason © 2018 Decca Music Group Limited

  • Rostropovich's cello Sotheby's
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    The moment Rostropovich's cello is sold for £1.6 million

    2018-12-04T13:45:00Z

    Filmed during Sotheby’s recent sale of items belonging to Mstislav Rostropovich and Galina Vishnevskaya, this video captures the moment that the cellist’s1783 Giovanni Battista Guadagnini reaches a hammer price of £1.6 million. It was sold for a final total of £1,930,000 (including the buyer’s