All Chamber articles – Page 8

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    Video: Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton perform in the film Limelight


    The great screen comedian Charlie Chaplin teams with the equally great Buster Keaton in the film 'Limelight' - giving a disastrously funny performance on violin and piano respectively.Watch the video below:Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton (limelight... by Mallu-palaceChaplin was an accomplished amateur violinist who composed many of the ...

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    Norwegian Chamber Orchestra dances its way through Grieg


    The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra gives a choreographed performance of the Gavotte from Grieg's Holberg Suite at the Norwegian Opera in 2012.Read The Strad’s article, ‘Playing by Heart’, about the increasing number of orchestras performing from memory in the August 2015 issue, out now.Subscribe to The Strad or download ...

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    Rachel Barton Pine and Mike Block perform Metallica's One on violin and cello


    Violinist Rachel Barton Pine and cellist Mike Block perform 'One' by Metallica (in an arrangement by Rachel Barton Pine) at the Ravinia Festival on August 24, 2014.Read Barton Pine's tribute to her violin heroine Maud Powell.Barton Pine talks about her special relationship with Mozart's Violin Concerto no.3 in ...

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    Violinist Peter Cropper gives a string quartet masterclass on Brahms


    They perceive the music of Brahms very well, but in my view they don't pass on the emotions that I think Brahms felt at the time...'Lindsay String Quartet founding violinist Peter Cropper, who died at the age of 69 in May 2015, gave a masterclass on Brahms at ...

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    Vadim Repin, Mischa Maisky and Lang Lang perform Rachmaninov


    Violinist Vadim Repin, cellist Mischa Maisky and pianist Lang Lang perform Rachmaninov's Trio élégiaque No. 1 at the Verbier Festival in 2009.Read 6 pieces of advice for performers by violinist Vadim Repin.Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To ...

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    Cellist Gautier Capuçon performs Paganini's Variations on a Theme of Rossini


    French cellist Gautier Capuçon demonstrates tremendous control in Paganini's Variations on a Theme of Rossini.Watch Gautier's violinist brother Renaud performing Gluck’s Melodie on the Giuseppe Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ ‘Panette’ violin, 1737.Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase ...

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    Jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein performs Cheek to Cheek


    Jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein performs Cheek to Cheek at the 23rd International Bohém Ragtime & Jazz Festival in Kecskemét, Hungary in March last year.The New York City musician and comedian is due to perform at Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zedel in London from 14-18 July 2015 in a ...

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    The Borodin Quartet performs Borodin


    The Borodin Quartet showcases its distinctive sound in a performance of Borodin's String Quartet no.2.In celebration of the ensemble's 70th birthday, its current line-up speaks to The Strad in the July issue, out now.Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free ...

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    2Cellos perform Celloverse


    2Cellos - Luka Š ulić and Stjepan Hauser - perform their original song Celloverse. Watch 2Cellos perform AC/DC's Thunderstruck with Mischa Maisky and Giovanni Sollima. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase single issues click here.

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    Carducci Quartet performs Shostakovich's String Quartet no.8


    The Carducci Quartet performs the second movement of Shostakovich's Eighth String Quartet. The British ensemble is taking on the complete Shostakovich cycle this year to mark four decades since the composer's death - read about their project in The Strad's June 2015 issue, out now.Subscribe to The Strad ...

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    Practical tips for launching a chamber ensemble


    If you want to establish a chamber group, playing well is only the beginning. Tully Potter offers some practical advice to help groups make an impression and stay ahead

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    Cuarteto Quiroga performs Brahms on decorated Stradivarius instruments


    The musicians of the Quiroga Quartet perform the second movement of Brahms's Second String Quartet on a unique set of decorated Stradivarius instruments belonging to the Madrid Royal Palace.The musicians were named the Palace's first artists in residence in 2013, allowing them access to the Strads – the ...

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    Violinist Nigel Kennedy on Bach, Hendrix, and why he thinks music students should skip college


    Pauline Harding talks to the controversial musician after a rehearsal for three unusual concerts this week

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    Playing chamber music is the best way for children to learn an instrument


    Group activities and chamber music making are the best ways for young players to develop confidence – and enjoy learning, as pedagogue Sheila Nelson argues

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    Joshua Bell and Philippe Quint perform Sarasate's Navarra


    Violinists Joshua Bell and Philippe Quint have fun performing Sarasate's Navarra in a private concert.Watch Bell's second Washington DC Metro performance, which drew large crowds in October 2014, following his anonymous and less successful busking experiment in 2007.Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part ...

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    Heifetz, Rubinstein and Piatigorsky perform Mendelssohn


    Legendary musicians, violinist Jascha Heifetz, pianist Artur Rubinstein and cellist Gregor Piatigorsky perform Mendelssohn's Piano Trio no.1 † a work they recorded along with the trios of Ravel for RCA Victor in 1949.The Strad's May 2015 issue, out now, examines how the advent of recording at the dawn ...

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    Bach to Moog: recording Bach for violin solo, string ensemble and Moog synthesiser


    Composer, arranger and producer Craig Leon describes working on Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor BWV 565 with violinist Jennifer Pike and Moog Modular synthesiser. Listen to the recording below:

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    Eight-year-old musicians of Joyous String Quartet play Smooth Criminal


    The Joyous String Quartet † comprising two eight-year-old violinists a cellist and a double bassist † perform an arrangement of Michael Jackson's Smooth Criminal. The group have been playing together since they were four years old and have appeared on American, Chinese and Korean television.Subscribe to The Strad ...

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    Isaac Stern, Leonard Rose and Eugene Istomin perform Brahms


    Violinist Isaac Stern, cellist Leonard Rose and pianist Eugene Istomin perform the first movement of Brahms's Piano Trio no.2. Read about the legacy of renowned American cello pedagogue Leonard Rose in The Strad's April 2015 issue, out now. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition ...

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    Miller Theatre announces new series: Canine Composers


    The Miller Theater in New York goes above and beyond in its quest to push the boundaries of contemporary music by launching a series of works by and for dogs. The clip features the Jack Quartet keeping admirably straight faces.Happy April Fools' Day one and all!Subscribe to The ...