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Bow and Pluck of the Vibrating String

Check out the different ways in which sound is generated on string instruments and how you can use that knowledge in practice and performance. Hans Jorgen Jensen and Cheri Collins, experts here on the topic of “String Theory,” each explore the vibrating string and the relevant scientific discoveries of Hermann von Helmholtz.
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The Call to Instruments!

“The Future is Now” continues in Part 2, a call to action and instruments for all of the musicians who must play a role in transforming classical music.
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Daily Bow: Stradivarius in Solidarity

Daily Bow: Stradivarius in Solidarity

Daily Bow Logo All proceeds from the sale of the “Lady Blunt” Stradivarius violin of 1721 will go to earthquake and tsunami relief in Japan.
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Daily Bow: What Ma and Barenboim are Saying

Daily Bow: What Ma and Barenboim are Saying

Daily Bow Logo The direction of classical music from the perspective of two of its greatest champions…
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Wise Words from Bassist Paul Ellison

String Visions had the privilege of speaking with Paul Ellison, who is not only one of our music editors at Ovation Press but also an esteemed bassist and professor at Rice University.
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Visionary Youth: Cellist Brannon Cho

At String Visions we are always on the lookout for inspiration. One the greatest sources of that is to see young musicians excelling at their art, demonstrating that a visionary can be found in any age.
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An Ever-Shifting World

Part 1 of “The Future is Now,” our introductory series to String Visions and the Visionary innovation project
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