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    Aurélien Pascal performs Poulenc's Cello Sonata

    2019-01-07T17:44:00Z

    Pianist Anna Naretto joins cellist Aurélien Pascal in a performance of Poulenc’s 1948 Cello Sonata. Pascal plays an 1850 Charles-Adolphe Gand cello. The inscription on its ribs identifies it as originally given to cellist Henri Alexandre Guerout by the Paris Conservatoire for winning its Premier

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    Steven Isserlis breaks string in recital

    2019-01-04T16:31:00Z

    This video recently emerged of a recital given by Steven Isserlis with pianist Connie Shih at the Milan Conservatory in December 2017. Isserlis commented on Twitter:  ‘Somebody just sent me this - bizarre: a string breaking during a recital I gave with Connie Shih in Milan. I can hardly remember

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    Bach Chaconne on 11-string guitar

    2019-01-04T12:49:00Z

    Moran Wasser performs his own arrangement for eleven-string guitar of the Chaconne from Bach’s Partita no.2 Watch some of our favourite violinists play the work in our Bach Chaconne on Film series: James Ehnes Ida Haendel

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    10 types of performers

    2019-01-03T12:31:00Z

    In this video TwoSet Violin give us a round-up of performers from across the ages, from the face twitcher to the bow shaker.

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    Perlman, Zukerman, Harrell: Beethoven String Trio op.9 no.1

    2019-01-02T13:03:00Z

    Filmed at the Kaufmann Concert Hall in New York in 1990, this concert features Itzhak Perlman, VPinchas Zukerman and Lynn Harrell performing Beethoven’s String Trio in G major, op.9 no.1.

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    Shostakovich: Two pieces for string octet - Kamermuziek Festival Utrecht

    2019-01-01T15:51:00Z

    From Dutch broadcaster Avrotros comes this video from the 2017 Utrecht Chamber Music Festival featuring this early Shostakovich work, the Two Pieces for String Octet, op.11. Musicians: Boris Brovtsyn [violin] Nikita Boriso-Glebsky [viool] Nikki Chooi [viool] Baiba Skride [viool] Amihai Grosz

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    Strauss Metamorphosen for String Septet: ChamberFest Cleveland

    2018-12-31T14:07:00Z

    From the 2016 ChamberFest Cleveland, this video features a group led by Noah Bendix-Balgley performing the septet version of Strauss’s Metamorphosen. When Strauss first began working on the work in 1944, it was for seven strings though he later expanded it to 23 for the version which was completed

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    Joel Quarrington plays Bach's Sixth Cello Suite on double bass

    2018-12-30T12:37:00Z

    Filmed at St-Stephen’s Parish in Chelsea, Québec, this video features Canadian double bassist Joel Quarrington performing the Sixth Suite for solo cello by J.S. Bach.  Quarrington favours tuning his Giovanni Paolo Maggini bass in fifths, CGDA, i.e. an octave below the cello, or two octaves below

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    Dvořák String Quintet no.2 with Baiba Skride, Sol Gabetta, Veronika Hagen etc

    2018-12-29T12:39:00Z

    Filmed at the Hochrhein Musikfestival, this video features Dvořák String Quintet no.2 in G major, Op. 77, performed by Baiba Skride, Andrés Gabetta (violins), Veronika Hagen (viola), Sol Gabetta (cello), and Roberto Di Ronza (double bass) Allegro con fuoco (0:02) Scherzo. Allegro vivace

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    Vitamin String Quartet: All I Want For Christmas

    2018-12-28T13:55:00Z

    Filmed at the Mack Sennett Studios in Los Angeles, this video features a track from the Vitamin String Quartet’s Christmas album (available to stream here : http://smarturl.it/VSQChristmasAlbum)