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    Experimental 1872 cello played by Raphaël Pidoux

    2018-07-12T14:02:00Z

    In this video from the Musée de la musique at the Philharmonie de Paris, Raphaël Pidoux plays an experimental cello made by luthier Thomas Zach in 1872. The piece is the Humoreske op.11 no.2 by David Popper, the cellist who showcased this very instrument at the Vienna World’s Fair in 1873. The

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    Kyung Wha Chung plays Debussy's 'Beau Soir'

    2018-07-10T16:25:00Z

    This work is the centrepiece of Kyung Wha Chung’s recent release on Warner Classics, featuring music by Fauré, Franck and Debussy. Read: Kyung Wha Chung: Beau Soir. Works by Fauré, Franck, Debussy [album review]

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    Comparing Stradivari and Guarneri cellos with Pablo Ferrández

    2018-07-10T12:01:00Z

    In this video, Spanish cellist Pablo Ferrández plays two cellos side by side: the 1696 ‘Lord Aylesford’ Stradivari which he has on loan from the Nippon Music Foundation and a 1694 Giuseppe Guarneri ‘filius Andreae’ from J A Beare in London.

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    Wingsuit flyer and... trainee violin maker

    2018-07-06T15:50:00Z

    This video from the BBC shows wingsuit flyer Sam Laming perform a death-defying leap and proximity flight over Mount Snowdon in Wales. In passing we learn that he is also a trainee violin maker, and there is a short clip of him in the workshop.

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    Renaud Capuçon performs Debussy's Clair de Lune with Lahav Shani

    2018-07-05T15:51:00Z

    As an encore to the concert on 18 May 2018, Renaud Capuçon performs a transcription for violin and piano of Debussy’s Clair de Lune. The video is courtesy of France Musique, which has a new English language website at www.francemusique.com

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    Violin techniques with James Ehnes: straight bow

    2018-07-04T14:37:00Z

    This set of short videos with Canadian violinist James Ehnes were published by CBC Music in 2016. They feature him discussing and demonstrating particular playing techniques. See ‘Related Video’ for the rest in the series

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    Violin techniques with James Ehnes: ricochet

    2018-07-04T14:37:00Z

    This set of short videos with Canadian violinist James Ehnes were published by CBC Music in 2016. They feature him discussing and demonstrating particular playing techniques. See ‘Related Video’ for the rest in the series

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    Violin techniques with James Ehnes: spiccato

    2018-07-04T14:37:00Z

    This set of short videos with Canadian violinist James Ehnes were published by CBC Music in 2016. They feature him discussing and demonstrating particular playing techniques. See ‘Related Video’ for the rest in the series

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    Violin techniques with James Ehnes: pizzicato

    2018-07-04T14:35:00Z

    This set of short videos with Canadian violinist James Ehnes were published by CBC Music in 2016. They feature him discussing and demonstrating particular playing techniques. See ‘Related Video’ for the rest in the series

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    Violin techniques with James Ehnes: col legno

    2018-07-04T14:35:00Z

    This set of short videos with Canadian violinist James Ehnes were published by CBC Music in 2016. They feature him discussing and demonstrating particular playing techniques. See ‘Related Video’ for the rest in the series