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What happens when you hear one concerto, 18 times, in 18 ways? Laurie found out in Shanghai.
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One Concerto, 18 Times, 18 Ways. August 25, 2016, 10:36 AM · SHANGHAI -- What exactly happens when a person hears the same concerto 18 times over two days? I wondered about this today at the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition semi-finals, as I looked over at the jury, ...
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What is it about a trill that will distort and suck the life out of a beat?
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Why Does Trilling Push Me Into a Higher Gear? August 22, 2016, 9:59 AM · Music stores are full of primers. The Book Ones for every instrument introduce quarter and half notes, and children often learn them long before they memorize their addition tables. Even a child with a moderately good ear ...
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Congratulations to the 18 Semi-Finalists in the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition, announced Friday! For a full list:
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Semi-Finalists Announced in the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition! August 19, 2016, 8:52 AM · Congratulations to the semi-finalists announced today in the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition! They are: Kyung Ji Min of South Korea; Xiao Wang of China ...
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From the ongoing Shanghai competition: Sergei Dogadin plays Paganini 20 and 21.
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From Shanghai: Sergei Dogadin plays Paganini 20 and 21. August 16, 2016, 10:11 PM · Here's a little something from the Quarter Finals for the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition, which is ongoing this week: Sergei Dogadin of Russia plays Paganini Caprices No. 20 and 21.
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Planetary pegs: "I have never had an easier time tuning a musical instrument."
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Planetary Pegs. August 14, 2016, 2:29 PM · I finally took the plunge. I have looked in to planetary pegs for years. Finally a good friend with a fine violin had planetary pegs installed and he couldn't stop talking about them. So I took my violin to Peter Shaw at Amati Violin Shop in Houston ...
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Here's a brilliant trick to help you remember your key signatures, using the strings of your violin! http://www.violinist.com/blog/Michael/20168/19665/
Using Violin Strings to Learn Key Signatures. August 11, 2016, 6:29 PM · Hi, Emily. Do you know your key signatures? Noo..I always get confused, and besides the circle of fifths scares me. It's so big and complicated. Yes, I understand why you are having trouble. It will take about two minutes ...
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We're in Shanghai! On our first day Laurie met the composer of "The Butterfly Lovers" Violin Concerto and saw a lot of great playing at the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition.

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Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto in Shanghai. August 24, 2016, 9:17 AM · SHANGHAI -- I knew that I would hear a lot of "The Butterfly Lovers" Violin Concerto today in Shanghai, but I had no idea that I'd meet one of the composers of the piece, He Zhanhao, who is now 83 years old.
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Six things to check to see if your violin is in good shape:
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Does your violin sound sick? Try my 6-point checkup. August 18, 2016, 5:59 PM · When I was fifteen I took a lesson from Victor Yampolsky. I was working on Wieniawski's Concerto No. 2, and I was a bit nervous before the lesson. Then I got really nervous as soon as I walked in.
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Two Years After the Theft - Frank Almond and 'A Violin's Life'
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Two Years After the Theft - Frank Almond and 'A Violin's Life'. August 18, 2016, 11:39 AM · When I first spoke to Milwaukee Symphony Concertmaster Frank Almond about the 1715 "Lipinski" Strad that he has been playing since 2008, he said that it was "an honor and privilege to be passing through ...
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Reviews: Tai Murray premieres a new concerto by Malcolm Hayes; Arabella Steinbacher plays Mozart with LA Phil and more: http://www.violinist.com/blog/laurie/20168/19673/
The Week in Reviews, Op. 144: Tai Murray, Jennifer Koh, Arabella Steinbacher. August 16, 2016, 8:37 PM · In an effort to promote the coverage of live violin performance, Violinist.com each week presents links to reviews of notable concerts and recitals around the world.
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Violinists are in Shanghai for the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition, which begins Tuesday!

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Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition Begins Tuesday. August 14, 2016, 3:48 PM · Violinists from around the world arrived over the weekend in Shanghai, where 24 violinists ages 18 through 32 will begin competing Tuesday in the first-ever Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin ...
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Interview with Franco-Russian violinist Fedor Rudin: "You should not be an instrumentalist, you should be a musician. Never forget that."
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Fedor Rudin: Capturing the Essence of Music. August 10, 2016, 12:06 PM · Because one cannot master every instrument, Fedor Rudin had to choose one. He chose the violin. In doing so, it was not so much "to play the violin" as it was to express his passion and love for music.
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