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    Gabriele Ragghianti demonstrates Italian double bass bow hold

    2018-08-28T17:24:00Z

    In this video from D’Addario Orchestral, bouble bassist Gabriele Ragghianti, who teaches at the Royal College of Music and the Luigi Boccherini Institute of Music, explains how to perfect an Italian bass bow hold. Ragghianti plays D’Addario Kaplan strings - click here for more information  

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    Satu Vänskä performs the Allemande from Bach's Partita no.2

    2018-08-23T12:37:00Z

    Satu Vänskä, principal violinist of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, performs the Allemande from Bach’s Partita no.2 in D minor in the Barbican Theatre in London. The 1726 ‘Belgiorno’ Stradivari played by Vänskä plays is one of only two by the maker in Australia, both of which belong to the ...

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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 writes. ‘Listen ...

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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 named: Praeludium ...

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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 French association based in Meyreuille (South of France). It ...