Ms Pine's accompaniment is a wonderful supplement to the sheet music. It has been a great inspiration and has helped me to gain a greater sense of the complexities of tone and color that can be brought forward in these etudes and in my playing more generally.
I consider myself an absolute beginner but every aspect of my playing has improved since I have started working regularly on them. I am actually wanting to turn on a metronome for the first time since starting the violin.
(A quick note to readers: These are on a dvd rather than a cd. To untether from from my PC, I opened it up on my computer, copied to my desktop and then imported into itunes so that I can use it from my iPhone or iPad on my music stand.)
I also just like listening to them when I go out for a jog or while driving in the car. :)
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Alina Pogostkina is one of my favorite violinists. This Thursday, she will be performing the Sibelius Concerto with the Orchestre National de France conducted by David Zinman at the Théâtre du Châtelet via live internet feed courtesy of the World Concert Hall.
Time/Date:April 18th, 18:00 GMT (11 AM, PST)
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