“Energy is eternal delight,” the poet William Blake said, and klezmer music proves his point. For centuries throughout Jewish Eastern Europe, rhythmically high-strung klezmer bands, which often featured a virtuoso violinist and clarinetist trading licks, were a provocation to...
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When I first heard about Amy Chua, the self-professed Chinese Tiger Mother, I didn’t understand what all the hype, the drama and the hatred was about. After reading more about her and her parenting memoir “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother”, I couldn’t help but like her even more!...
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A just-released video captures a bit of music history. It’s a rehearsal, but no ordinary rehearsal.
Itzhak Perlman and Yitzchok Meir Helfgot are practicing for an upcoming concert in which the virtuoso violinist and the world-famous cantor will join forces with acclaimed...
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From the YouTube page:
Miri Ben-Ari, a Grammy Award-Winning violinist, originally from Israel, dedicates her rendition of the National Anthem titled Stand With Me, a music video in support of the Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Barack Obama.
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Marshall Sosson, Violinist and Studio Concertmaster, Dies at 91
Marshall Sosson, concertmaster at many Hollywood studios, died on April 29, 2002, at the age of 91.
Music was his fountain of youth. A passionate and tender nature sang through his violin. Active professionally for...