Violin Adventures with Rachel Barton Pine
Episode 28: What in the world is Neo-Classical Metal?

Episode 28: What in the world is Neo-Classical Metal?
 
- Upcoming events: March 25 - special concert with violinist/composer Mark O'Connor and Irish fiddler Liz Carroll at the Chicago Cultural Center, March 29 - Dvorak Concerto with the Columbus Symphony (GA)
 
- Inquiries From My Inbox:  many people ask, "Why is your chinrest in the middle of the violin?"
 
- Random Musical Thought: Violinists and violists are less fortunate than most other instrumentalists because we can't wear necklaces or dangling earrings when we play our instruments.
 
- Exploring neo-classical metal: explanation of the "neo-classical" movement in classical music, where to find lists of heavy metal sub-genres, conversation with neo-classical metal guitarist George Bellas, musical examples played by George.
 
For more information about George Bellas, please visit:
www.georgebellas.com




total playing time: 36:59

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Episode 27: Mozart's amazing Violin and Viola Duos with guest violist Eric Nowlin Episode 27: Mozart's amazing Violin and Viola Duos with guest violist Eric Nowlin

- Upcoming Events: March 18 - Haydn Seven Last Words of Christ at the University of Chicago’s Rockefeller Chapel with homilies  by eight different faith leaders and speakers (with violinist Mathias Tacke and violist Richard Young from the Vermeer Quartet and cellist Wendy Warner), March 20, 21 and 22 - Corigliano's Red Violin Chaconne and Ravel's Tzigane with the Jacksonville Symphony (FL)

- Inquires From My Inbox: sonofaguitar asks, “Where do you find the music for the Pibroch (Mackenzie’s Lament) that you play on your YouTube video??

- Random Musical Thought: Another difference between classical and non-classical music: familiarity with the repertoire, and whether or not the audience is listening one step ahead or one step behind.

- A discussion about Mozart's compositions for viola with guest artist, Eric Nowlin, particularly the Violin and Viola Duos. Includes musical examples (played by Rachel and Eric) from Mozart’s Violin and Viola Duos and Michael Haydn's earlier Duets. Rachel also tells the story of how Mozart came to the rescue of Michael Haydn by composing his duos.

For more information about Eric Nowlin, please visit:

http://www.rebf.org/ILP/EricNowlin.html

total playing time: 24:28

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Direct download: podcast27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:56pm CST

Episode 26: Preparing for chamber music rehearsals - how to expedite the process

Episode 26: Preparing for chamber music rehearsals - how to expedite the process

 

- Upcoming Events: March 18 Haydn Seven Last Words of Christ at the University of Chicago’s Rockefeller Chapel with homilies by eight different faith leaders and speakers (with violinist Mathias Tacke and violist Richard Young from the Vermeer Quartet and cellist Wendy Warner)

 

- Inquires From My Inbox: Fastopen asks "Who is your violin luthier?"

 

- Random Musical Thought: I believe that musicians who are full of great joy can create music that is just as profound as that of musicians who are full of angst.

 

- Learning chamber music in a hurry, a step-by-step process: Using highlighters, studying the score, marking things into your part, listening to recordings, and more.



total playing time: 24:27

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Direct download: podcast26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:05pm CST

Episode 25: Meet the Viola d'Amore, a 14-Stringed Cousin of the Violin!

- Inquires From My Inbox: Caveman147 asks "Do you use the same violin when you play Sweet Home Chicago?"


- Random Musical Thought: Why can't you buy embroidered patches of classical composers or performers?

 
- All about the viola d'amore: its construction, its history, what it sounds like, how it's tuned, learning how to play it, famous composers who wrote for it, and where to call for information about buying one.  To learn more about the viola d'amore, you can visit:

The Viola d'amore Society of America

or

Violadamore.com

To watch Rachel perform the Vivaldi Concerto in D Major for Viola d'Amore, please click here!


total playing time: 17:57


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Direct download: podcast25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:32pm CST