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  • Hilary Hahn Partitas Masterclass
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    Hilary Hahn gives masterclass on her new album

    2019-05-06T11:45:00Z

    On 17th May, Hilary Hahn releases her new album: 6 partitas specially written for the violinist by the Spanish composer Antón García Abril. And for each piece on the new album Hahn has prepared a masterclass video for players and listeners alike, to share insider knowledge on interpreting, expressing, and ...

  • Max Baillie Jungle Book Variations
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    Jungle Book Variations for solo viola

    2019-05-03T12:02:00Z

    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’.

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    ‘With Nicky’ 10: Inspiration

    2019-05-03T11:17:00Z

    This week in her video series, Nicola Benedetti is taking a step back from practice to look at what can inspire us to channel more feeling, energy and commitment into our playing

  • Olivier Babaz
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    Slapping with the bow - a double bass lesson from Olivier Babaz

    2019-04-30T14:08:00Z

    This lesson is taken from Discover Double Bass’s upcoming course, ‘Jazz Bowing’ by the French double bassist Olivier Babaz. Scheduled for release on 7th May, it comprises 61 lessons over 5 hours and is a step-by-step course on jazz bowing technique. It will be available at DiscoverDoubleBass.com. This first ...

  • Renaud Capucon Brahms
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    Renaud Capucon plays Hungarian Dance No. 5

    2019-04-29T12:56:00Z

    Renaud Capuçon performs Brahms’s Hungarian Dance No. 5 in this live recording with the Orchestre National de France, conducted by Dominingo Hindoyan.

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    Peter Gregson - Bach Recomposed: Cello Suite No. 6 in D Major, 6. Gigue

    2019-04-26T10:27:00Z

    A track from the album Recomposed by Peter Gregson - Bach - The Cello Suites, released last year by Deutsche Grammophon. For the album, Gregson wrote a full set of pieces reworking material from the Cello Suites for various combinations of solo cello, cello ensemble and electronics. It ...

  • Ray Chen tarisio
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    Ray Chen exploring what makes a violin's sound

    2019-04-24T15:42:00Z

    Ray Chen is looking for violins to be played by the finalists of his Play with Ray competition . Here he pays a visit to the New York offices of Tarisio to try out some instruments. He writes: ‘In this video I go and explore the question “What is ...

  • Heifetz
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    Heifetz and Reiner on Carnegie Hall

    2019-04-23T12:57:00Z

    Jascha Heifetz and Fritz Reiner ruminate on the experience of performing at Carnegie Hall minutes before going on stage with Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

  • Hilary Hahn Sibelius Violin Concerto
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    Hilary Hahn on Sibelius's Violin Concerto

    2019-04-22T16:14:00Z

    Ahead of her performance of Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Hilary Hahn explains what the piece means to her.

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    L'Achéron: Orlando Gibbons, Fancy for six viols

    2019-04-18T13:38:00Z

    François Joubert-Caillet leads viol consort L’Achéron in a Fancy by Orlando Gibbons, an English composer contemporary of Shakespeare. Recorded at the Église de Centeilles, Siran, in the Minervois region of France, the performance is on a matched set of instruments by maker Arnaud Giral . The musicians are: ...

  • Nicola Benedetti vibrato
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    ‘With Nicky’ 9: Recap – vibrato in Massenet’s Méditation

    2019-04-16T11:15:00Z

    A recap from Nicola Benedetti’s vibrato video, using the first two bars of Massenet’s Meditation as a vibrato exercise. ‘It’s important to remember that with all exercises, in the end, use your ears – they will tell you exactly how you want to sound and send messages to ...

  • Beethoven
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    Searching for the True Beethoven

    2019-04-15T10:02:00Z

    In this video from Bärenreiter publishing house the music editor Jonathan Del Mar gives us an insight into the painstaking process of scrutinising Beethoven’s original scores, and the secrets that lie within. With contributions from pianist Igor Levit, Sir Simon Rattle, the Pierrot Quartett and the Berlin Philharmonic.

  • James Oesi – Bach
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    James Oesi plays the Bourrées from Bach's Cello Suite no.4

    2019-04-12T14:14:00Z

    In this video South African double bassist James Oesi plays the two Bourrées from Bach’s Cello Suite no.4. The performance was filmed at the Bimhuis Amsterdam in 2016 for ‘Vrije Geluiden’ (Free Sounds), a programme on Dutch public broadcaster VPRO. Oesie play an 1872 instrument by Giuseppe Baldantoni.

  • Peled rhapsody
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    Bohemian Rhapsody for cello sextet

    2019-04-11T11:18:00Z

    Amit Peled and the Peabody Cello Gang perform a new arrangement of Bohemian Rhapsody for six cellos. The five young cellists are students in Peled’s studio at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. They are Jiaoyang Xu, Mafalda Santos, Joseph Staten, Ismael Guerrero, and Tzu-Jou Yeh The arrangement, ...

  • Nicola Benedetti recap Velocity
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    ‘With Nicky’ 8: Recap – Playing Fast

    2019-04-09T11:09:00Z

    A recap of last week’s video today on Nicola Benedetti’s journey of YouTube tutorials, in which the violinist goes back over one of the most important parts of developing the basics for the left hand: Playing Fast - Velocity Requires Flexibility. See the full series here

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    Duet on horn violin

    2019-04-08T13:09:00Z

    In this video South Korean Violinist Yueun Kim, founding member of the Zaffre String Quartet and student of Midori Goto, tries out her pal’s horn-violin, with pleasing results.

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    'Winter' from Vivaldi's Four Seasons - III: Allegro - Henning Kraggerud, Arctic Philharmonic

    2019-04-05T12:52:00Z

    This live recording of Henning Kraggerud and the Arctic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra is interspersed with footage of Kraggerud at Fjellheisen, near Tromsø in the Norwegian Arctic Circle, one of the orchestra’s bases. The complete Four Seasons and four of Kraggerud’s own compositions were released on Simax Classics in ...

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    Johan Dalene's journey to the Nielsen Competition finals

    2019-04-03T15:54:00Z

    Johan Dalene won the violin section of the Carl Nielsen International Competition in Odense, Denmark, following a two-part final on Friday 29 and Sunday 31 March. This video shows his progression through the rounds to reach that point. The entire final is available on at nielsen2019.medici.tv

  • With Nicky Back to More Basics Left Hand Part 2
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    ‘With Nicky’ 7: Back to More Basics, Left Hand Part II

    2019-04-02T11:00:00Z

    After a few very busy weeks practising, Nicola Benedetti presents Back to More Basics Left Hand Part 2. She says: ‘Before you watch this week’s video, I’d really encourage you to revisit Back to More Basics Left Hand Part 1 as this week is a continuation from what we ...

  • Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason Edinburgh
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    Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason talk about the Edinburgh Festival

    2019-04-01T14:31:00Z

    The brother and sister musicians talk about growing up with classical music, the sense of escape that music offers them, and the inspiring atmosphere of events like the International Festival, at which they perform on 7 August 2019.