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Watch Luke Bryan team up with Ellen to make the day of some special fans

Leave it to Luke Bryan to get us in the holiday spirit, even if we weren’t lucky enough to win some amazing prizes.

During a recent appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” a Christmas sweater-wearing Luke was truly in the giving spirit as he helped the popular talk show host give away some major gifts to studio audience members as part of Ellen’s annual “12 Days of Giveaways.” As the crowd collectively lost its mind, Luke and Ellen gave all the amazing details of the prizes, taking a few breaks to dance with some elves. 431 more words

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December 13th National Violin Day

For years, the violin was to popular music what the guitar is today, and recently it has been making quite a comeback. A classical instrument by nature, it is widely used in concerts performed by orchestras, country music and in some forms of rock. 188 more words

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Quiet Violin

A violin sat in the corner of the room. It was grey, had been for some time. The strings were tight, instrument ready, but for the thick layer of dust. 29 more words

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O Holy Night | Violin and Piano Duet

If there was to be one song that is considered THE Christmas classic, “O Holy Night” fits the bill perfectly. One of my students requested this for recital this year, and I was happy to oblige her. 10 more words

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As moving palms strike times of change,

The tuning bronze sets chimes in range,

A wistful cry with string and bone,

A listless flight of wing and tone.

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Luke Bryan exposes his big heart and country roots in this new performance

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If you spend too much time on social media, you might tend to lose your faith in humanity. There seems to be more hate than love, more anger than happiness and more negativity than some people can wrap their heads around out online these days. 510 more words

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Massimo Quarta Conjures Paganini’s Diabolical and Divine Daemon on ‘Il Cannone’

Daemon: An attendant or indwelling spirit or one’s genius. An action exhibiting superhuman or diabolical energy or skill.

It was Paganini’s 235th birthday on 27th October, and I thought it was high time I revisited some aspects of the maestro’s life and share the incredible performances of his six violin concertos by Massimo Quarta on Paganini’s beloved violin, ‘Il Cannone’.

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