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Interview with Clive Greensmith, Part 2

Interview with Tokyo String Quartet Cellist Clive Greensmith Part 2 of 2 Cellist Clive Greensmith has been a member of the Tokyo Quartet since 1999. A graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music and the Musikhochschule in Cologne, his principal teachers were Donald McCall and Boris Pergamenschikow. He has held the position of principal […]
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Interview with Clive Greensmith, Part 1

Interview with Tokyo String Quartet Cellist Clive Greensmith Part 1 of 2 Cellist Clive Greensmith has been a member of the Tokyo Quartet since 1999. A graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music and the Musikhochschule in Cologne, his principal teachers were Donald McCall and Boris Pergamenschikow. He has held the position of principal cellist […]
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String Vision Interview with Clive Greensmith

Introduction by Ovation President Mike Buck about his very touching experience from the last concert by the Tokyo Quartet at the 2013 Norfolk Summer Festival. On July 6th, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Tokyo String Quartet’s final concert of their 44-year career. Held at the Yale School of Music’s Norfolk […]
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Lawrence Hurst Receives Distinguished Achievement Award

Professor Emeritus Lawrence Hurst at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music has been awarded the 2013 Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Society of Bassists!
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Interview with Bernard Zaslav

In an exclusive interview with acclaimed violinist, violist, and editor Bernard Zaslav, we learn more about the inspiration for his memoirs, his thoughts on the changing music world, and his work in arranging and transcribing music for the violin and viola
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For a Dose of Classical Creativity… Bang on a Can!

Learn more about the groundbreaking 2013 “Bang on a Can” festival and the innovative music created from it
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Celebrate 4th of July with Sousa’s Liberty Bell

Besides fireworks, there is perhaps no more iconic representation of American independence than the Liberty Bell. We invite you to celebrate this year’s 4th of July holiday weekend with editor Stephen Watkins’ fantastic cello ensemble arrangement of John Philip Sousa’s Liberty Bell.
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Interview with Jorja Fleezanis, Part 2

In this second part of our interview with acclaimed violinist and editor Jorja Fleezanis, we discuss the future of classical music and symphony orchestras, as well as her recently-published edition of the violin part for Don Juan by Richard Strauss.
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Interview with Jorja Fleezanis, Part 1

Hans Jensen interviews Ovation Press editor Jorja Fleezanis, former concertmaster of the Minnesota Orchestra from 1989 to 2009 and the second woman in the U.S. to hold the title of concertmaster in a major orchestra!
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Score Spotlight: March & April 2013

A recap of Ovation Press scores published in the month of March and April 2013: including the Schumann Romanze, Chopin Etude in E-flat minor, and four chorales from the Renaissance and early Baroque periods
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Honoring the Life of Janos Starker, Master Cellist

It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of Janos Starker: one of the world’s greatest cellists, an unsurpassed teacher, and one of the legendary musical figures of our time.
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A Musicians’ Retreat…

The Zodiac Music Academy and Festival aims to draw talented music students from all over the world to the south of France