As I search through the duo violin/cello repertoire I’m finding so many interesting gems as well as polished turds. Not that the latter are bad things but when you’re working […]
In China, there have been many attempts at creating variations on the cello (and bass) to fill out the string section of traditional Chinese Orchestras. The èrhú (二胡), an ancient […]
Found this excellent quote from Peter Lavezzoli’s book, The dawn of Indian music in the West: Bhairavi Well, Western music has been Eurocentric for hundreds of years. When I was […]
This is an oldie, but goodie. From Menuhin’s 1979 “Music of Man” television series. Not much to post right now–been a frantically busy day, so enjoy the video!
This is going to be a quick post as I have to go teach this afternoon and then rehearse with the IU Southeast Orchestra tonight. But I had come across […]