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Leon Bosch: clear and resonant harmonics on the double bass
In this video from the YouTube channel of double bass makers Thomas & George Martin, Leon Bosch discusses how to achieve successful harmonics on the double bass, including both left hand technique and the right style of bow stroke.
In this video soprano Beate Mordal and cellist Eivind Rossbach Heier perform Heitor Villa-Lobos’s Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras. Both musicians have recorded their parts separately in this time of social distancing.
A video of a charity performance in 1962 in which Yo-Yo played for JFK and Eisenhower, and was introduced by Leonard Bernstein. Pablo Casals, who was also on the bill, brought the then- 7-year-old Yo-Yo to the organisers’ attention.