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The Rise of the Violin
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KindaScratchy
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May 29, 2015 - 8:22 pm
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From South Carolina etvradio.org:

Have you ever wondered how the violin came to play such an important role in the history of classical music? Well, it starts with singing. The invention of opera, in late 16th century Florence, marks the beginning of the Baroque period in music, and with it the rise to supremacy of the musical style known as “melody and accompaniment.”

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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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May 31, 2015 - 4:39 am
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Great stuff, Diane!

"This young wine may have a lot of tannins now, but in 5 or 10 years it is going to be spectacular, despite the fact that right now it tastes like crude oil. You know this is how it is supposed to taste at this stage of development." ~ Itzhak Perlman

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June 10, 2015 - 1:39 pm
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Thank you Diane.  Good stuff. :)

Vibrato Desperato.... Desperately seeking vibrato

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