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How One Man Is Using Fungus to Change the Violin Industry

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A Stradivarius is the best violin a player could ask for thanks to a very specific biological …

Titanic violin sold for £900,000

The violin, which is believed to have been played as the Titanic sank, has been sold at auction for £900,000, it is the most ever achieved for item from the ship, which sank into the North Atlantic in 1912.<p>The violin, reputedly played by the Titanic's bandmaster Wallace Hartley as the ill-fated …

Playing Mozart — On Mozart's Violin

The violin and viola that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart played himself are in the United States for the first time ever. The instruments come out of storage only about once a year at the Salzburg Mozarteum in Austria. The rest of the time, they're kept under serious lockup. I talked to the musicians who …

Double-Blind Violin Test: Can You Pick The Strad?

In the world of violins, the names Stradivari and Guarneri are sacred. For three centuries, violin-makers and scientists have studied the instruments made by these Italian craftsmen. So far no one has figured out what makes their sound different. But a new study now suggests maybe they aren't so …

The Purpose of Violin Lessons

<i>September 20, 2013 at 2:12 PM</i><p>On September 16, 2013, Mark Oppenheimer wrote an interesting article for the New Republic called, Stop Forcing Your Kids …

25 Productivity Secrets from History's Greatest Thinkers

Want to get stuff done? Try these productivity tips from some of the most influential minds in history, as compiled by Mason Curry in <i>Daily Rituals:</i> …

Ten Minutes for Violin

<i>September 18, 2013 at 4:09 PM</i><p>As a teacher, I'm constantly amazed by my students' busy schedules. They swim, dance, play piano, sing, and soccer, …

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14 Tips to Help You Fall in Love with Scales :)

<i>September 20, 2013 at 7:50 PM</i><p>I know that without a doubt that there are many violinists out there that absolutely HATE scales. I have had so many …

What is the Suzuki Method?

February 28, 2012, 9:01 AM · What is the Suzuki Method? As a Suzuki teacher for about 20 years, as well as the editor of Violinist.com for the past …

Do You Want To Build a Snowman? (and Let It Go) - Violin & Piano - Daniel Jang

Stradivarius violin stolen in armed robbery

Concertmaster shot with stun gun as he leaves Wisconsin school and robbed of 'Lipinski' Stradivarius worth millions<p>A 300-year-old Stradivarius violin was stolen from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's concertmaster during an armed robbery after a performance at a local Lutheran college, police have …

Get More Out of Your Lessons

<i>September 9, 2013 at 6:29 PM</i><p>We all want to get the most out of every experience we have, and music lessons are no exception. In order to make the …

Did Bach’s wife write his finest works?

Martin Jarvis, professor of music at Charles Darwin University in Australia, claims some of Johann Sebastian Bach’s best-loved works were actually written by his wife<p>Forensic analysis of some of Johann Sebastian Bach’s best-loved works proves they were actually written by his wife, an academic has …

What To Avoid When Buying Your First Violin

Itzhak Perlman - What's Next for the VIolinist who has Achieved it All?

<b>The Violin Channel</b> recently caught up with Israeli-American violin virtuoso <b>Itzhak Perlman</b>, at the <b>Juilliard School,</b> in New York City – as he was …

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'I sold more records so I could afford a castle': Andre Rieu on the waltz, female fans and his friendship with Anthony Hopkins

André Rieu, the world’s best-selling classical musician, is The King Of The Waltz.<p>He is also the king of the castle – Castle De Torentjes in …

This violin is made from 16,000 matchsticks and actually works

1 December 2014, 15:45<p>This is the amazing story of how a violin made entirely of matchsticks ended up being a proper concert instrument, known as the …