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Fourteen-Year-Old Girl’s Blistering Heavy Metal Performance of Vivaldi

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She is 14 years old, and apparently French. Not much else is known about this precocious young guitarist who goes by the name 'Tina S' on her YouTube channel.

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Marc Rougier's curator insight, August 9, 2013 2:35 PM

Think she can make my son like Vivaldi!

Thierry's comment, August 9, 2013 2:51 PM
Awesome girl!!
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Worlds Fastest Piano Juggler Part 4 (The Hall of the Mountain King)

Worlds fastest piano juggler Dan Menendez plays Hall of the mountain King (Worlds Fastest Piano Juggler Part 4 (The Hall of the Mountain King): http://t.co/Ue387ykOnF via @youtube this is crazy)...
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Robot-Assisted Xylophone

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The makers of MakeBlock, a very cool and sophisticated extruded aluminum building set, are showing off their stuff with this fantastic xylophone-playing robot controlled by an Arduino.
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Violin Light Paintings

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Marc Rougier's curator insight, March 4, 2013 10:56 AM

Violinist Jascha Heifetz playing in darkened studio as light attached to his bow traces the bow movement. Beautiful. Thanks Myriam!

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AppAdvice Jr: The Best Music Apps For Kids

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There’s something magical about seeing kids experiment with music. Whether they’re singing nonsense, banging on something as a drum, or clapping to a song, cuteness is just about always to be had.

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I love my tablet!  I'm using it right now.  Do you have any favorite music apps?  Which ones?

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Mark O'Connor's "Appalachia Waltz" (Feat. Yo-Yo Ma) Loved Composition For Strings

Mark O'Connor's beautiful 'Appalachia Waltz' featuring Yo-Yo Ma on cello, and Edgar Meyer on bass. On O'Connor's 'Appalachia Waltz' "What Bach did was, he to...
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Thelonious Monk, 1959 - a picture from the past

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Herb Snitzer photographed the seminal jazz pianist while playing in front of an audience of ambassadors at the United Nations in New York
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AmberW's comment, September 11, 2013 1:13 AM
You can see the reflection of the piano in his sun glasses.
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Twitter / GoogleEarthPics: Opera House, Sydney Australia ...

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RT @GoogleEarthPics: Opera House, Sydney Australia #EarthPics http://t.co/yTHuqL2uZi
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Music legend Darlene Love visits Jersey City kids, helps deliver 20 new guitars - The Jersey Journal - NJ.com

Music legend Darlene Love visits Jersey City kids, helps deliver 20 new guitars - The Jersey Journal - NJ.com | For Students | Scoop.it
The Jersey Journal - NJ.com Music legend Darlene Love visits Jersey City kids, helps deliver 20 new guitars The Jersey Journal - NJ.com Years after pop star Darlene Love first achieved fame, she was down on her luck, cleaning homes for a living,...
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I still remember getting the shipment of 31 guitars from Little Kids Rock!  Seeing the joy on the faces of fourth and fifth grade friends was magical!  

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