Monthly Archives: March 2011

What’s Your Tempo for Russlan and Ludmilla?

Marked Tempo – Presto, 135 Barenboim & Berlin – c. 170!!!!!! Kunzel & Cincinnati Pops – c. 150

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Ovidiu Badila Tracks

OK readers, here’s a question for you after iTunes and Google couldn’t help. I found an audio file (one long track) of Ovidiu Badila but I only know a few of the tracks. It starts with Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus and … Continue reading

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QuickTip for Bow Hands

I’ve found that students who have difficulty curving their fingers are really having issues with their fingers slipping or sliding. To alleviate this I put a piece of the plastic hook side of sticky-back velcro on their and it works … Continue reading

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Kids’ musical instruments booming with bacteria

From the Chicago Tribune.

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Congrats to My Chamber Orchestra!!

This weekend my Chamber Orchestra received a Division I rating at the annual Illinois Grade School Music Association contest festival. And the for the first time ever, we received a I rating from every judge!!!!

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Reader Poll: Rosin

You may select more than one answer. [poll id=”5″]

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Beautiful Italian Bass for only 1/4 million                

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