Monthly Archives: August 2012

Jeremy Eichler – opinions on the classical violin sound

Always good to know that there are people in the world with unique opinions trying to take the violin foward. Got to say, we still love our classical sound all the same, though 🙂 Image source: http://www.newyorker.com/repor… At a time … Continue reading

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Violins and Venice

Violins and Venice. Two words universally associated with romance. Source: Remote Image

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Amazing Dancing Violinist

This violinist is doing great work. She’s remaking some of our favourite modern music and theme songs. Have a listen to her, you’ll sure to be hooked! Image source: http://www.deseretnews.com/art… PROVO — A local BYU student is giving traditional violin … Continue reading

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Managing Humidity the Violinists Way

Once you get past the starter instrument stage and start spending a bit more on quality instruments, you want to ensure you are doing everything you can to make them last. A silent and sneaky culprit to instrument damage comes … Continue reading

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Error – Bought 35 Seats On The Plane Insead Of 1!

Musicians – beware when travelling. You don’t want this to happen to you! Image source: http://overheadbin.nbcnews.com… Getting there is half the fun, so the saying goes. NBC News’ travel team examines the issues of the day and, of course, the … Continue reading

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Would Your Survival Instinct Kick In If You Saw This Violin Scene When Travelling?

Hmmm, running into this situation on your travels. I wonder, good or bad? Fight or flight, fight or flight? Source: Remote Image

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Travelling with a Strad Violin – very scary!

For all the terror associated with it, I’m sure any violinist on earth would be happy to trade places and travel with those amazing instruments. EARLIER this year, she had both the violins – made in the late 17th century … Continue reading

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Interesting Violin Players You Meet When Travelling – Midget

Violinists, big or small. This guy seems like he’d have a good story You never know who you’ll run into when travelling. Source: Remote Image

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Violin Missing – Doh!

A note to remember when travelling – don’t loose your violin! Glue it to your side if you have to :p From a press release: In 1999, when world renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma left a 266-year old cello worth $2.5 … Continue reading

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Play Your Violin Anywhere!

Take advantage of every chance to play when travelling. Source: Remote Image

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