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Master Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser and cellist Natalie Haas to delight audeinces in Harrisburg, PA on Sunday, April 27th!

By John Hope

Master Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser and dynamic young American cellist Natalie Haas, who have teamed up for appearances in Scotland, Spain, France, and throughout the U.S., come to central Pennsylvania on Sunday, April 27, 2014, for a Susquehanna Folk Music Society matinee concert at 4 p.m. 456 more words

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The Cello Bow Hold: A Beginner's Guide

If you are a beginner and think holding the bow is easy, then it’s almost certain that you’re not doing it right!

The cello bow hold is supposed to feel ‘natural’ and ‘flexible’ – that is, the curve of your fingers should mimic the natural curve of your hand.  155 more words

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Le Rêve (La Vie En Rose)

I was recently dreamed about. A friend wrote me to say they had a dream about me playing my cello on the top of an amusement park ride at a fair – I didn’t get their permission to retell this, but…but…I’m not really giving anything away…am I? 235 more words

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Natural Bridge, Natural Bridge, Va

The Natural Bridge is located in Natural Bridge (Rockbridge County), Virginia. It is one of the oldest tourist attractions in the United States, and is included in several “Natural Wonders of the World” lists, designated a National Historic Landmark, a Virginia National Landmark, and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. 34 more words

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Rockbridge Vineyard, Raphine, Va

Rockbridge Vineyard sits on a hill at 2,000 ft in elevation in Raphine, Va.  The wine maker has worked in wineries in Germany, California, and Virginia, before buying the land to have his own vineyard. 111 more words

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Successful, Albeit Temporary, Unions

Example 5. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto Number 2, Movement 3 (Measures 306-325)
Earl Wild, Jascha Horenstein, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Chandos

The scoring of this part is a bit more standard than the oboe-viola combination earlier. 1,659 more words

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