Videos

  • Crescendo-Summer-Institute-and-Festival-2019
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    Crescendo Summer Institute and Festival 2019

    2019-04-23T13:42:00Z Sponsored by Crescendo

    The international classical music master class and festival will take place for the 16 th time in the miraculous, little Hungarian town, Tokaj from 24 July to 5th August, 2019.

  • Ray Chen tarisio
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    Ray Chen exploring what makes a violin's sound

    2019-04-24T15:42:00Z

    Ray Chen is looking for violins to be played by the finalists of his Play with Ray competition . Here he pays a visit to the New York offices of Tarisio to try out some instruments. He writes: ‘In this video I go and explore the question “What is ...

  • Heifetz
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    Heifetz and Reiner on Carnegie Hall

    2019-04-23T12:57:00Z

    Jascha Heifetz and Fritz Reiner ruminate on the experience of performing at Carnegie Hall minutes before going on stage with Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

  • Hilary Hahn Sibelius Violin Concerto
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    Hilary Hahn on Sibelius's Violin Concerto

    2019-04-22T16:14:00Z

    Ahead of her performance of Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Hilary Hahn explains what the piece means to her.

  • Acheron
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    L'Achéron: Orlando Gibbons, Fancy for six viols

    2019-04-18T13:38:00Z

    François Joubert-Caillet leads viol consort L’Achéron in a Fancy by Orlando Gibbons, an English composer contemporary of Shakespeare. Recorded at the Église de Centeilles, Siran, in the Minervois region of France, the performance is on a matched set of instruments by maker Arnaud Giral . The musicians are: ...

  • Nicola Benedetti vibrato
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    'With Nicky' recap: vibrato in Massenet’s Meditation

    2019-04-16T11:15:00Z

    A recap from Nicola Benedetti’s vibrato video, using the first two bars of Massenet’s Meditation as a vibrato exercise. ‘It’s important to remember that with all exercises, in the end, use your ears – they will tell you exactly how you want to sound and send messages to ...

  • Beethoven
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    Searching for the True Beethoven

    2019-04-15T10:02:00Z

    In this video from Bärenreiter publishing house the music editor Jonathan Del Mar gives us an insight into the painstaking process of scrutinising Beethoven’s original scores, and the secrets that lie within. With contributions from pianist Igor Levit, Sir Simon Rattle, the Pierrot Quartett and the Berlin Philharmonic.

  • James Oesi – Bach
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    James Oesi plays the Bourrées from Bach's Cello Suite no.4

    2019-04-12T14:14:00Z

    In this video South African double bassist James Oesi plays the two Bourrées from Bach’s Cello Suite no.4. The performance was filmed at the Bimhuis Amsterdam in 2016 for ‘Vrije Geluiden’ (Free Sounds), a programme on Dutch public broadcaster VPRO. Oesie play an 1872 instrument by Giuseppe Baldantoni.

  • Peled rhapsody
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    Bohemian Rhapsody for cello sextet

    2019-04-11T11:18:00Z

    Amit Peled and the Peabody Cello Gang perform a new arrangement of Bohemian Rhapsody for six cellos. The five young cellists are students in Peled’s studio at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. They are Jiaoyang Xu, Mafalda Santos, Joseph Staten, Ismael Guerrero, and Tzu-Jou Yeh The arrangement, ...

  • Nicola Benedetti recap Velocity
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    'With Nicky' Recap: Playing Fast

    2019-04-09T11:09:00Z

    A recap of last week’s video today on Nicola Benedetti’s journey of YouTube tutorials, in which the violinist goes back over one of the most important parts of developing the basics for the left hand: Playing Fast - Velocity Requires Flexibility.