Violin Adventures with Rachel Barton Pine
Episode 69: Fiesta! Rachel Barton Pine’s CD Capricho Latino, part 1

Episode 69: Fiesta! Rachel Barton Pine’s CD Capricho Latino, part 1 

Upcoming Events: February 29 – at the American String Teachers Association national conference in Providence, Rhode Island (presentation with Dr. Roland Vamos “Fixed Double-Stops: A Neglected Area of Double-Stop Work”, Carl Fischer book signing, speech and performance with Mark O’Connor at official dinner), March 1 – session “First Position Virtuosity!” at the American String Teachers national conference in Providence, Rhode Island, March 3 – master class and performance at benefit for the Kenosha Orchestra Boosters in Wisconsin, March 8 and 9 – Mozart Concerto No. 1 with the Orquesta Filarmonica de Bogota in Columbia.

Inquiries from my Inbox: Tom writes: “Thank you for recording Wohlfahrt. Will you be recording Kayser, Mazas, and Dont?” Amy asks: "Can you please tell me where you found your baroque bow - the one you used to record the lovely little YouTube segment of Partita 3?"

Random Musical Thought: Why doesn't anyone ever do the printed rhythm in measures 18 an 26 of the first movement of the Bruch Violin Concerto in G Minor?

Main Topic: Part one of an extended version of WFMT’s program “Fiesta!” with host Elbio Barilari. Includes an interview with Rachel Barton Pine about her new CD “Capricho Latino” on Cedille Records, an album of Spanish and Latin American works for unaccompanied violin. Features sample tracks: Asturias (Leyenda) by Albeniz arranged by RBP, Emigrante Celtas and Terra! A nosa! by Quiroga, Sonata No. 6 by Ysaye, and Epitalamio Tanguero by Gonzalez. For more information about Fiesta! please visit http://blogs.wfmt.com/fiesta/

Total playing time: 01:04:27

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Episode 68: Emoting with the Fiddle – Klezmer Violinist Yale Strom

Episode 68: Emoting with the Fiddle – Klezmer Violinist Yale Strom

 

Upcoming Events: February 13 – master class for the Youth Rock Orchestra in Little Rock, Arkansas, February 14 – recital with pianist Matthew Hagle in Little Rock, Arkansas (works by Beethoven, Villa-Lobos, William Grant Still, and Strauss), February 17 – recital with pianist Matthew Hagle in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (works by Beethoven, Villa-Lobos, William Grant Still, and Strauss), February 22 – Tchaikovsky Concerto with the New West Symphony in Oxnard, California, February 23 – Tchaikovsky Concerto with the New West Symphony in Thousand Oaks, California, February 24 – Tchaikovsky Concerto with the New West Symphony in Santa Monica, California

 

Inquiries from my Inbox: Bruno asks: “Where can I find the solo part for the Clement Violin Concerto?” Ann asks: “Do you sometimes call yourself a fiddler? How does one distinguish? And does it matter to you what they call you when you play fiddle music?”

 

Random Musical Thought: A violinist can’t be a true vegan.

 

Main Topic: A conversation with Yale Strom: klezmer violinist, ethnomusicologist, and classical composer. Includes a performance of the third movement of his string quartet, “In The Memory Of…” For more information about Yale Strom, please visit www.yalestrom.com

 

Total playing time: 01:25:57

 

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Episode 67: Native Informant – Composer Mohammed Fairouz

Episode 67: Native Informant – Composer Mohammed Fairouz

 

Upcoming Events: February 2 – concert with the New York Chamber Soloists Orchestra in St. Augustine, Florida (works by Paganini, Bach, Albeniz, Piazzola, and Mozart), February 8 – recital with pianist Matthew Hagle in Montpelier, Vermont (works by Beethoven, Villa-Lobos, Mohammed Fairouz, and Strauss), February 9 – recital with pianist Matthew Hagle in Montreal (works by Beethoven, Villa-Lobos, William Grant Still, and Strauss)

 

Inquiries from my Inbox: Hannah asks: “How important do you think it is to have an urtext edition as opposed to International or another cheap one?” Corey asks: "Do you practice with a metronome or are you able to dictate the tempo as the sheet music notates it?”

 

Random Musical Thought: Can a violin be considered a co-commissioner?

 

Main Topic: A conversation with talented young composer Mohammed Fairouz, including a discussion of the five-movement unaccompanied violin sonata written for Rachel Barton Pine entitled “Native Informant,” with musical excerpts. For more information about Mohammed Fairouz, please visit www.mohammedfairouz.com

 

Total playing time: 00:54:01

 

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