How the string vibrates on a violin in slow motion

Check out this awesome slow-motion video of a violin G-string.  Notice how the energy travels in a circular motion once it gets going.  Wow!

 

 

 

 

Copenhagen Philharmonic Flash Mob

Copenhagen Philharmonic, also known as the Tivoli Symphony Orchestra, performs Griegs Peer Gynt as a treat for Copenhagen Metro passengers.

Shark Week: Vitamin String Quartet

It’s a bad week to be a seal! In honor of Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, enjoy Vitamin String Quartet’s tribute to the Jaws main title and first victim.

Philippe Quint performing Corigliano’s Red Violin Caprice

Refining his musical talent at a young age, Russian musician Philippe Quint performed for the first time at the age of nine.  His love for his instrument and his craft are evident when he takes the stage with his charisma and Stradivarius.

Enjoy this captivating performance of Philippe Quint playing Corigliano’s Red Violin Caprice.

How It’s Made: Violins

How do luthiers go about making violins and other string instruments? While the process is much more complex than a five minute video, check out a brief overview of what goes into making this intricate instrument.

Lindsey Stirling: Modern American Violinist

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Lindsey Stirling has been playing violin for twenty years, but in her own unique style. While many thought the world had “no use for a dancing dubstep violin player,” Stirling went and proved them wrong by developing a world wide online fan base from Legend Of Zelda remixes to Phantom Of The Opera mash-ups.

Her most recent composition, “Crystallize”, received over 62 million views on YouTube, thanks to her online fans.

Most recently she’s been composing her own album, complete with a cover infused with her style.

Here is Stirling’s newest composition, “Crystallize.”

Read more about her here.

 

Vitamin String Quartet’s Orchestral Arrangement Of The Black Keys

Vitamin String Quartet (VSQ) performs orchestral arrangements of popular music from Adele’s Skyfall to the score from The Nightmare Before Christmas.

This is VSQ performing their rendition of The Black Keys’ Gold On The Ceiling.

Typewriter Symphony Orchestra

While the Voces Para La Paz Orchestra performs, soloist Alfredo Anaya taps away on his manual typewriter and a bell, adding a new level of creativity to the piece.

Sure to make you laugh!

Mozart’s Instruments Come To America

While Mozart’s music has been enjoyed  by people across the globe, Mozart himself never got the chance to come to America in his lifetime. Thankfully, his violin and viola recently received the chance and traveled transatlantic for the first time. Performing in Boston and the New England area, the two instruments have struck quite a frenzy among enthusiasts and performers alike. Even after all these years, the awe of Mozart’s talent wrapped up in a violin has not lost its interest.

Julia Fischer and Daniel Muller-Schott perform the Handel-Halvorsen Passacaglia

As German violinist Julia Fischer and cellist Daniel Muller-Schott perform the gorgeous Handel-Halvorsen Passacaglia, their passion for the piece shines through in the quality of their performance.

Game of Thrones Theme Cello Cover

This is for all of our Game Of Thrones fans! Cremaine Booker has recorded the theme on his new cello. Be sure to watch and like!

Land-fill-harmonic

This one definitely deserves video of the month.  Talk about overcoming obstacles…