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LOVE THIS! Classical meets Classic Rock. Way to inspire the next generation Lucia. Fantabulous.

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History of Violin by PlayMusic123.com

On this video you will find A Brief History of the Violin, including its origins, early violin makers and key events in the history of the violin. For more i...
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ABC...123...let's start at the very beginning. A very good place to start.

Let's take a look at the violin and where it all started. How many facts did you know? Anything new?

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Is Parity Time Here for the Classical Violin? - Iowa Public Radio

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Is Parity Time Here for the Classical Violin?
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Are instruments gender stereotyped? The scales are beginning to level out in what was previously a world where men dominated the scene as professional violinists. Take a back seat boys...women violinists are on the rise. Need I say more? Woot woo!

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INSTRUMENTS FROM INSIDE - 'Näher an der Klassik'

In a campaign for the chamber orchestra of the Berliner Philharmoniker, photographer Bjoern Ewers takes us inside musical instruments. music: Ouverture No. 3...
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Perspective. As a musician I have always viewed my violin from the outside looking down. What a beautiful depiction from the inside out. If I was a teeny miniscule thing, I would nestle myself inside these amazing pics and happily live there.  

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Kelly Michelle Gilbert's comment, July 14, 2014 9:53 AM
This is a crazy cool video!
Keeta Martin Holmes's comment, July 17, 2014 10:55 PM
I know! Wow!
Debbie Dorway's comment, July 20, 2014 10:19 PM
Yes, this is a cool video. The inside of the string instruments made me think I was in a cathedral -- I'm sure the music didn't hurt either.
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" The Violin: Idiosyncrasies of a Perfect Creation " - parts of the documentary film by SIDMA

The star of the film is the violin... and its maker, Tadeusz Słodyczka. Many talented players, some of them already well-established violinists, play instrum...
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Does the violin have a soul? It begins in the hands of the crafter.

Violin makers strive to re-create the classic violins of the great violin makers from centuries gone by.  A violin that can cry, laugh, and sing is priceless in the hands of an accomplished musician.

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Ji-Hae Park: The violin, and my dark night of the soul

In her quest to become a world-famous violinist, Ji-Hae Park fell into a severe depression. Only music was able to lift her out again -- showing her that her...
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I was moved by this powerful story of the heart. Listen and discover the true power of music as this accomplished violinist shares her journey through words and music.

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