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Wednesday, August 20th

Let’s return to New York for another take on piano and string quartet.

Vijay Iyer (piano) and the Brentano String Quartet, from “Time, Place, Action” (V. 31 more words

Music Clip Of The Day

play and cleanup, communication with kids, quartet rehearsal

This morning I was dragging, having gone to bed way too late last night. I went upstairs to get dressed after my shower, and the three kids came with me. 487 more words

How to Choose a Case for Your Stringed Instrument

When faced with a multitude of options, determining the right case for your fine violin, viola or cello can bean intimidating undertaking. To find the case that’s best for you, you will need to consider your lifestyle as a musician, your environment and your budget. 270 more words


chamber music weekend, return to family

I spent a good part of the weekend at the lake house of a friend, playing chamber music. We also shared meals, good wine, great conversation, companionship. 660 more words

Monday, August 18th

two takes

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975), String Quartet No. 10, 3rd movt.

Fabian Almazan Trio with String Quartet, live, New York, 2012


Borodin Quartet, recording… 14 more words

Music Clip Of The Day


Ever wondered what “Roar” by Katy Perry would sound like on cello? Or, more accurately, several layers of cello? Well, wonder no further!