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Rachel Barton Pine, The Violin Virtuoso Who Cheated Death
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KindaScratchy
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January 21, 2015 - 8:10 pm
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From The Daily Beast:

A child prodigy, Rachel Barton Pine was already playing violin with professional orchestras at 7. A life-threatening accident didn’t stop her from achieving international success.

Pine’s life is a seemingly unending list of extraordinary achievements, from her soloist debut at age 10 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to her recent live performances of Paganini’s ‘24 Caprices For Solo Violin’--a series of virtuosic pieces so technically challenging that very few violinists perform them in sequence. She has published a book of her own arrangements and cadenzas, recorded 24 albums, and travelled with the world’s most prestigious ensembles.Read more...

When the work's all done and the sun's settin' low,

I pull out my fiddle and I rosin up the bow.

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Loved it, thanks Diane.

Double stops.

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I missed this one in the last post.

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