Videos

  • With Nicky 3.5
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    'With Nicky': Inspiration

    2019-05-03T11:17:00Z

    This week in her video series, Nicola Benedetti is taking a step back from practice to look at what can inspire us to channel more feeling, energy and commitment into our playing

  • Olivier Babaz
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    Slapping with the bow - a double bass lesson from Olivier Babaz

    2019-04-30T14:08:00Z

    This lesson is taken from Discover Double Bass’s upcoming course, ‘Jazz Bowing’ by the French double bassist Olivier Babaz. Scheduled for release on 7th May, it comprises 61 lessons over 5 hours and is a step-by-step course on jazz bowing technique. It will be available at DiscoverDoubleBass.com. This first ...

  • Renaud Capucon Brahms
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    Renaud Capucon plays Hungarian Dance No. 5

    2019-04-29T12:56:00Z

    Renaud Capuçon performs Brahms’s Hungarian Dance No. 5 in this live recording with the Orchestre National de France, conducted by Dominingo Hindoyan.

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    Peter Gregson - Bach Recomposed: Cello Suite No. 6 in D Major, 6. Gigue

    2019-04-26T10:27:00Z

    A track from the album Recomposed by Peter Gregson - Bach - The Cello Suites, released last year by Deutsche Grammophon. For the album, Gregson wrote a full set of pieces reworking material from the Cello Suites for various combinations of solo cello, cello ensemble and electronics. It ...

  • 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.

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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 ...

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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.