Violinist plays unaccompanied Bach for fellow survivors in New Orleans

September 7, 2005 at 10:42 PM · Here's a link to an article about Samuel Thompson, who performed for fellow hurricane survivors in New Orleans last week

http://www.artsjournal.com/herman/archives/2005/09/_violinist_samu.html

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September 7, 2005 at 10:59 PM · What an amazing B&W photo. I'd have loved to see him win the Lipizer.

September 7, 2005 at 11:02 PM · wow...

awesome guy.

September 9, 2005 at 08:20 PM · I'm not sure who wrote this.... but the story of Samuel brought it to mind:

"Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul."

September 14, 2005 at 12:48 AM · The violin is such a technical instrument and requires such exactness of technical considerations in order to even approach the question of what is musical, that we sometimes forget that the voice of the violin playing great music is a doorway to the soul--a doorway like no other.

Sandy Marcus

September 19, 2005 at 07:18 AM · Hello, all...well, what can I say? Interesting reading all of the comments that someone received from the Lipizer while planning my next year...hmmm...Hope that all is well and thank you for your sentiments.

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