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‘I had the idea that 8 violas playing together could sound like a choir, and so I started London Viola Sound,’ writes violinist and violist Max Baillie.
This arrangement was performed at the group’s first concert at Holy Trinity Brompton in London.
We asked six string musicians to name the one most treasured addition to their kit – though for some it was doing without something which made the difference
Emperor Naruhito, who began his reign on 1 May this year following his father’s abdication, is a keen amateur musician
Max Baillie performs his own variations on the song ‘My Own Home’ from the Disney Jungle Book, ‘inspired by Paganini, Ysaÿe, Bach, and with a bit of bagpipe folkiness to pay homage to my Scots roots’.
Božo Paradžik and students record a bass quintet arrangement of Swedish folks music ensemble Väsen’s Nitti Pomfritti.
The musicians are, left to right, Oskari Hänninen, Božo Paradžik, Madlaina Küng, Cecilia Perfetti and Marko Hristoskov.
American cellist Laurence Lesser talks about the history and special characteristics of the Antonio Girolamo Amati cello which has been his ‘musical mate’ since 1972
For NPR’s long-running Tiny Desk Concert series, cellist Kian Soltani performs a set of Popper, Schubert and his own Persian Fire Dance.
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