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  • Netflix The Perfection
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    New Netflix horror film features feuding cellists

    2019-05-20T15:45:00Z

    Musical jealousy is at the heart of The Perfection , a new Netflix horror film, in which a former musical prodigy (Allison Williams) seeks out the new star pupil of her former school (Logan Browning). It is released on Netflix on 24 May 2019.

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    Beethoven's viola played in Los Angeles

    2019-05-20T11:08:00Z

    LA Phil principal violist Teng Li plays the viola Beethoven used between the ages of about 16 and 22 when he was in the court orchestra in Bonn before his move to Vienna. The instrument, on a Stainer model, is thought to have been made in Vienna by Sebastian ...

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    Paganini's 'Il Cannone' violin played in Columbus, Ohio

    2019-05-16T11:34:00Z

    This clip from the Columbus Dispatch shows Columbus Symphony concertmaster Joanna Frankel trying out ‘Il Cannone’, Paganini’s favourite violin, during its weeklong stay at the Columbus Museum of Art. The violin, made in 1743 by Guarneri ‘Del Gesù’, was nicknamed ‘Il Cannone’ (the cannon) by Paganini because of its ...

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    PBS NewsHour segment on Italian spruce tonewood forests

    2019-05-15T15:58:00Z

    Severe storms last year tore down vast swathes of spruce forest in the Italian Alps, including in the Fiemme valley where conditions favour growth suitable for tonewood. As The Strad has reported , efforts have been ongoing to process trees suitable for tonewood before they begin to deteriorate. ...

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    Itzhak Perlman plays a traditional Klezmer Nigun

    2019-05-14T13:41:00Z

    In this video Itzhak Perlman performs a traditional Klezmer Nigun at the Finker-Frenkel Chabad Center in Jacksonville, Florida.

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    Cellist Audrey Nadeau leaves Carnegie Hall to play for trees

    2019-05-13T12:00:00Z

    After her last performance at Carnegie Hall, Audrey Nadeau - a Juilliard graduate cellist - left New York City for Canada’s Alberni Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, where she made this video, performing Celtic Passage for solo cello by David Eby while stood on an 8-foot stump next to ...

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    Paganini's violin arrives in Columbus, Ohio

    2019-05-11T16:21:00Z

    This clip from WCMH news in Columbus, Ohio, shows ‘Il Cannone’, Paganini’s favourite violin, arriving for a weeklong stay at the Columbus Museum of Art. The violin, made in 1743 by Guarneri ‘Del Gesù’, was nicknamed ‘Il Cannone’ (the cannon) by Paganini because of its power and projection. ...

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    Cello lullaby above the Atlantic with Amit Peled

    2019-05-09T16:14:00Z

    Israeli-American cellist Amit Peled was returning to the US from Austria following a performance of the Rococo Variations when the Austrian Airlines flight attendants asked him to play something. He chose Brahms’s famous lullaby. Peled was travelling with a Thomas Dodd cello from 1800 which used to belong to ...

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    TwoSet Violin learn how bows are rehaired

    2019-05-09T12:52:00Z

    Brett and Eddy visit the Violin Studio in Brisbane, Australia, where luthier Olaf Grawert shoes them what goes in to reharing a bow  

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    Albert Bisaso Ssempeke plays the Ugandan endingidi

    2019-05-08T09:59:00Z

    Albert Bisaso Ssempeke, a royal court musician of the Kingdom of Buganda, performing a traditional Baganda wedding song on the endingidi