Archive | November, 2011

Jeff Bradetich: Inside Look at Exclusive Arrangements

Jeff Bradetich, internationally acclaimed double bassist, music professor, and editor at Ovation Press, has recorded three fantastic video interviews on his exclusive arrangements. With these pairings, we have great insight into the minds behind the music.
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Daily Bow: Music Isn’t Just For Kids

Daily Bow Logo Classical music has a fascination with prodigies, but this sometimes leaves the majority of its participants and supporters out in the cold. In honor of a columnist in the Spokane Spokesman-Review who has shared her experiences as a beginning cello student, we take a look at the question of age and value in classical music.
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Daily Bow: Could Gut Strings Be Deadly?

Daily Bow Logo Could gut strings really cause mad disease? Read on to learn about the fight between musicians and government officials in the EU!
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The Violins that Survived (Monday’s Bow Nov. 28)

Daily Bow Logo Music is a powerful force that often transcends what we can express in words. This week’s Monday Daily Bow features three incredible stories involving violins and their musicians who survived some of the worst that life can throw at us.
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Daily Bow: Ravel Goes Undercover in Copenhagen

Daily Bow Logo A flash mob performance of Ravel’s “Bolero” went viral after videos of the event went public in May of this year. Articles about and videos of the event have been steadily accumulating since then, but will the sentiment behind it–the urge to spontaneously brighten strangers’ days–go viral too?
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Daily Bow: Joshua Roman Branches Out

Daily Bow Logo Read on to hear about how Joshua Roman brings his cello playing to audiences in more than just the usual ways!
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Daily Bow: Shaking It (Up) with the Houston Symphony

Daily Bow Logo What’s a good match when it comes to selecting a new music director for a symphony? The Houston Symphony is looking for one, and an enthusiastic reviewer is speculating that Christoph Koenig might have that special something that makes it work.
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Daily Bow: To Stand or Not to Stand?

Daily Bow Logo Are there benefits to standing while performing in a string quartet? Read on to contribute to the growing debate!
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Who is America’s Antonio Vivaldi?

Profile Image of Robert McDuffie An Interview with International Violinist Robert McDuffie about a particular piece of music made just for him… by none other than Philip Glass.
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Monday’s Bow (November 21)

Daily Bow Logo In this week’s Monday Daily Bow, we highlight a master restorer of rare violins and a hip-hop violinist performing a medley from the Legend of Zelda, among other recent stories.
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