Wednesday, August 12, 2020

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Hilary Hahn – TwoSet Violin ‘Ling Ling’ Workout [WHAT]

Violinist Hilary Hahn takes the infamous TwoSet Violin ‘Ling Ling’ workout … Including Mendelssohn Concerto at the nut of the bow, Mozart’s A Major...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | US Swim Coach & Swimmer – Bach Double Concerto [VIDEO]

2016 USA Olympic Swim Team Coach, Bob Bowman and three-time Olympian swimmer, Elizabeth Beisel performing an arrangement of Bach's Double Violin Concerto - amidst preparation for...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Composer David Teie – Orchestral Music for Kitty Cats [VIDEO]

American composer and researcher David Teie, back in November 2015, explaining his vision … to compose an entire CD album ... specifically for cats. Following a successful...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | The Medicinal Musical Staircase … [HUH]

Introducing the medicinal musical staircase … The 11-story musical staircase was recently install in the Kaohsiung Hospital, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan - with the goal of...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | ‘Conversations with Nick Canellakis’ (& Leon Fleisher) [ROFL]

Youtube sensation talk-show hosts Nick Canellakis and Michael Brown take on ‘pianist and musician’ Leon Fleisher. CONVERSATIONS WITH NICK CANELLAKIS | LEON FLEISHER | JULY,...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ For 4-Part Violin [MUST-WATCH]

Chinese violin virtuoso Li Chuan Yun performing the United States' Star-Spangled Banner in 4 part harmony - at once ... on a single violin ....   https://youtu.be/hlIeAP51jOE?t=7 LI CHUAN...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Meet Reg Kehoe … and His Marimba Queens [WTF]

Sit back, relax and enjoy ... the bizarre and exuberant showmanship of the 1940s - with Reg Kehoe and his Marimba Queens …   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1tQNqQqIU8&showinfo=0&autohide=1

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Pizzicato Madness by Violinist Dmitry Rotkin [WHOA]

Russian violinist Dmitry Rotkin performing his original composition - the spirited, fast fingered ‘Mad Fingers Pizzicato’ ... as captured on a GoPro camera ... https://youtu.be/8yf31HO8PnI?t=4s DMITRY ROTKIN...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Darth Vader’s ‘Imperial March’ (Arr. 8 Cellos) [WOAH]

London-based cellist Samara Ginsberg performing Darth Vader's 'Imperial March' from 'Star Wars' ... arranged for 8 cellos ... “Cello is the perfect instrument for multi-tracking...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Conductor Gustavo Dudamel – Electric Performance [ON FIRE]

LA Phil Music Director Gustavo Dudamel delivering an electric performance of Beethoven's 5th Symphony ...   https://www.facebook.com/neftali.espinozacuti/videos/2003764713090136/  

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Making Your Own Playable Recorder … From a Carrot [WHAT]

British musician and comedian Dan Woods steps us through the process of turning an edible carrot into a fully-playable musical recorder. With nothing more than a large carrot,...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | VC Young Artist Kerson Leong – Leclair Sonata for 2 Violins … With Himself [WHAT]

VC Young Artist Kerson Leong performing Jean-Marie Leclair's Sonata No. 5 for 2 violins ... with himself. "I came across an alleged Chopin quote that...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Jascha Heifetz – ‘How Not to Play Vieuxtemps’ [LOL]

Jascha Heifetz's comedic imitation of how not to present Vieuxtemps' 4th Violin Concerto. Who said 'Heifetz never sounded bad?'   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aumx4cfygFo

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto (Arr. Solo Trumpet) [WOWZA]

American trumpeter extraordinaire Malcolm McNab performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto .... arranged for solo trumpet. Recorded with conductor Gary Grant and the Altadena Pro Musica - for...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Perlman & Mehta – ‘A Very Romantic Mendelssohn Concerto’ [VIDEO]

Backstage before a 1969 performance of Schubert's 'Trout' Quintet, virtuosi Itzhak Perlman and Zubin Mehta share a very special 'romantic' moment. Filmed at London's Queen...

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VC ARTIST | Ray Chen – ‘One of The New Generation’s Most Prodigiously Talented & Captivating Artists’

Australian violin virtuoso Ray Chen has established himself as one of the most prodigiously talented and captivating instrumentalists to emerge internationally. A graduate of the Curtis...

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