Gil Shaham Interview

October 12, 2005 at 02:54 AM · Gil Shaham Interview

Gil answers some very good questions, including How playing with an orchestra is different to a violin and piano recital, how to stay focussed in practice, dealing with nerves, and more. A very good read.

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October 12, 2005 at 04:45 PM · Thanks for the link. A very good interview, with the emphasis on relaxing, physically and mentally.

October 12, 2005 at 06:00 PM · Yeah, Shaham is a badass. I still think his Sibelius is the best recording he's made, and one of the best recordings of the piece in the last fifteen years. Does anyone know how old he was when he recorded it?

October 13, 2005 at 09:51 PM · that was a really good interview. I enjoyed reading it.

October 14, 2005 at 12:59 PM · Hi,

Very interesting. The answers on fidelity to the score and the difference between playing with orch. vs piano shed light on really important issues (the latter question was a good one to someone who really knows).

Thanks for posting this link!

Cheers!

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