Violin

Lake Tahoe resident played violin as family stopped in Caldor fire evacuation traffic

By Lauren M. Johnson, CNN A Lake Tahoe artist played music on the road to put the anxiety to vent the Caldor’s fire behind him, if only for a moment. Mel Smothers told CNN he decided to evacuate with his wife Liz and dog Peak on Monday after assessing the situation over the weekend. It […]

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Shocked by COVID-19, Italy’s violin capital bounces with music

Over 450 years ago Andrea Amati invented the modern violin in the Italian city of Cremona. For centuries, this has been the global hub of luthiers. Known as luthiers, these craftsmen are now contributing to the recovery of Cremona, which was decimated last year by the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy. As the pandemic calmed Italy […]

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Man plays violin for California fire evacuees stuck in traffic

through: Alix martichoux, Nexstar News Wire Posted: August 30, 2021 / 8:42 PM EDT / Update: August 30, 2021 / 8:42 PM EDT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (NEXSTAR) – Evacuees from the raging Caldor blaze found themselves stranded in a dead end on Monday doing nothing but wait and worry. A few people ended up […]

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Black Violin returns to Charleston with “Impossible Tour” in February

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Black Violin will return to the Charleston Gaillard Center stage on February 11, 2022, performing their Grammy-nominated album Take the stairs and other Billboard hits. Black Violin are a creative duo who are finding different ways to share their music with fans amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Music fans were able to […]

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Man plays violin for California fire evacuees stuck in traffic | WGN 720 radio

through: Alix martichoux, Nexstar News Wire Posted: Aug 30, 2021 / 7:25 PM CDT / Update: Aug 30, 2021 / 10:42 PM CDT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (NEXSTAR) – Evacuees from the raging Caldor blaze found themselves stranded in a dead end on Monday doing nothing but wait and worry. A few people ended up […]

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Best Violin Strings For Beginners »American Composer

Choosing the right violin can be a daunting task, as not all instruments are created the same. Do you want a performer’s instrument or a complete concert violin? Is it a plastic model or a model that will look great in your home? No need to worry, because we have the solution: violin strings. If […]

Electric guitar

Best Electric Guitar Stands on Amazon (2021 Review)

If you are a guitarist, electric guitar stands are an essential part of your gear. Whether you play a bass, mid-range, or high-end guitar, having an appropriately sized stand to support your instrument is crucial. However, electric guitars are so versatile that it can be difficult to know which size stand is best for your […]

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How do you write a scratchy and crackling violin chop?

Change is difficult. All the more so for an old and timeless instrument like the violin. But it does happen. And in the hands of five-string violinist Casey Driessen and jazz violinist Oriol Saña, the change sounds like an unexpected crunch. A scratch. A sliding of the bow on the string that rises in power […]

Electric guitar

Reddick’s new Voyager Modular is the electric guitar you can modify on the fly

The future of electric guitar the design seems more and more modular. We’ve seen innovative builds like Relish – including Trinity By Relish lets you change pickups without even removing the strings – and now we have Reddick Guitars launching into the Voyager Modular. Indeed, Reddick takes the modular concept even further with a design […]