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V.com weekend vote: How well do you play by ear?

November 16, 2018, 12:48 PM · One could argue that all violin-playing is "by ear," dealing as we do with our fretless fiddles!

But do you actively play by ear? And how much success do you find with this?


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Violinist.com Interviews, Volume 2

Violinist.com Interviews, Volume 2: Violinist.com editor Laurie Niles' second book features exclusive, one-on-one interviews conducted over the last six years with 26 of today's best-known violinists, including Midori, Gil Shaham, Hilary Hahn, James Ehnes, Rachel Barton Pine, Augustin Hadelich, Ray Chen, Daniel Heifetz, Jennifer Koh and Lindsey Stirling. Amazon.com (Ad)

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For the Record, Op. 70: Nikolaj Znaider; Matt Haimovitz and Yumi Hwang-Williams; Christian Svarfvar

November 15, 2018, 2:23 PM · Welcome to "For the Record," Violinist.com's weekly roundup of new releases of recordings by violinists, violists, cellists and other classical musicians. We hope it helps you keep track of your favorite artists, as well as find some new ones to add to your listening!

Mozart: Violin Concertos Nos.1, 2 & 3
Nikolaj Znaider, violin and conductor
London Symphony Orchestra

Serving as both conductor and soloist, Nikolaj Znaider concludes his Mozart series on LSO Live with Mozart's Concertos Nos. 1,2 and 3, having released Violin Concertos No. 4 & 5 last spring. BELOW: Znaider talks about the music of Mozart.

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Violinists Randall Goosby and Risa Hokamura Among 2018 Young Concert Artists Winners

November 14, 2018, 1:29 PM · On Sunday the New York-based Young Concert Artists announced five First Prize Winners in its annual International Auditions for 2018. They are:

The five young musicians will join the roster of Young Concert Artists, which provides management services, publicity, career guidance and concert engagements, including debuts in New York and at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Keep reading...

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