In the video, the American cellist Nicholas Gold plays Saint-Saëns’s The Swan in the snow.

Gold says: ‘my friend convinced me to go outside and play the cello in this rare snow storm in Nashville, TN.  You can obviously hear the cello pegs fall and I said “peg slip” afterwards…I had to quickly adjust my intonation and I was sort of surprised that I was able to somewhat stay in tune…I recorded this on a backup 89 year old French cello that I haven’t touched in probably two years.’


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