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Dešpalj Transcribes Middle/Late Baroque for Cello Ensemble

Internationally acclaimed cellist, arranger, and Ovation Press editor Valter Dešpalj has transcribed two works from Alessandro Stradella and Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
Score Spotlight Oct 1-15, 2014

Score Spotlight: Oct 1-15, 2014

A recap of Ovation Press scores published in the first half of the October 2014
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Classical MoCap Part 2: Systems and Applications of Motion Capture

We conclude our two part feature on “MoCap” by exploring three major motion capture systems and the application of one in particular to classical music
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Classical MoCap Part 1: Intro to Motion Capture

Motion capture is a fascinating topic that has real practical applications in classical music! Read on to learn more about them.
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Exclusive Interview with Erwin Schoonderwaldt (Part 2)

Motion capture has been used to heal patients and make our movies more realistic—but its greatest secrets are still being unlocked. Read the conclusion of our exclusive interview with motion capture scientist Dr. Erwin Schoonderwaldt to learn more!
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Exclusive Interview with Erwin Schoonderwaldt (Part 1)

In this exclusive interview, String Visions talks to researcher Erwin Schoonderwaldt about motion capture technology and its relation with musician’s health.
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Remembering Marc Johnson

Chicago Symphony cellist and former student Daniel Katz pays tribute to Marc Johnson, who passed away earlier this month
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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