I don't know how many of you folks are familiar with www.youtube.com, but it's quite the rage. Largely a place for people to post "humorous" home videos and such, among the dreck there are some gems. Thank goodness for a good Search function.
Unfortunately, there are very few classical music pieces on it. And the violin playing that is up is generally in the "humor" category, i.e. awful screeching as comedy.
Anyway, I encourage folks here to upload video performances on youtube. I put up my daughter's recent Mozart No. 5, 1st movement:
And here is a very nice Bach:
Also, there are occasional clips of the greats, like this Milstein:
It's free and easy and maybe a critical mass of good violin playing can emerge, demonstrating for younger players (the youtube audience is generally pretty young) while doing something toward engaging new audiences.
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