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Violin Class is a podcast for the non-professional violinist and violin enthusiast. Join me to learn what you should know about the instrument, technique tips, practicing, the repertoire, and history of the violin, from the perspective of a professional violinist and violin teacher. Hosted by Julia Reddy, www.violinclass.co; contact: violinclasspod@gmail.com
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You can follow the show at @DrMayaShankar on Instagram. Apple Podcasts’ Best Show of the Year 2021 Editor's Note: Maya Shankar blends compassionate storytelling with the science of human behavior to help us understand who we are and who we become in the face of a big change. Maya is no stranger to change. “My whole childhood revolved around the violin, but that changed in a moment when I injured my hand playing a single note,” says Shankar, who was studying under Itzhak Perlman at the Juilli ...
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for Luthiers, by Luthiers

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We cover the lives of violin makers, their best parts and worst parts, yesterday and today. Historical stories, interviews with experts and makers in the field. Omobono Stradivari was the least liked son of his father, Antonio, he was remembered in Antonio's will as a screw up. He is our north star. We are all part of this. We all belong exactly here.
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Sticky Notes is a classical music podcast for everyone, whether you are just getting interested in classical music for the first time, or if you've been listening to it and loving it all your life. Interviews with great artists, in depth looks at pieces in the repertoire, and both basic and deep dives into every era of music. Classical music is absolutely for everyone, so let's start listening! Note - Seasons 1-5 will be returning over the next year. They have been taken down in order to be ...
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Welcome violin geeks everywhere (or viola, fiddle, cello, guitar, trumpet...)! With all the detail and troubleshooting of a private lesson, violinist and violist, recording artist, author, and string teacher Laurel Thomsen shares daily discoveries, insightful interviews with top performers and music industry leaders, and tips for practicing, polishing, and becoming the best musician you can be. Episodes are accessible to beginners, yet contain the depth appreciated by the advancing student o ...
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Travel, at its best, changes the way we see the world. Join us each week as we dig into stories from people who took a trip—and came home transformed. Travel Tales by AFAR is your ticket to the world, no passport required. Find more inspiration at afar.com/traveltales.
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VSM: Violin Lessons

Virtual Sheet Music

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Virtual Sheet Music's Violin Lessons Videos give you violin lessons and violin insights from our violin experts Prof. William Fitzpatrick and Lora Staples. If you are a violinist, violin teacher, a violin student or simply a violin enthusiast, these videos are for you.
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In this podcast I will be telling the wild and wonderful stories englobing the lives of famous violin makers, what they got up to and placing them in their historical and musical context. We will look at instrument makers such as Gasparo da Salo, the Amati family, Guarneri Del Gesu and Stradivari just to name a few. Who were these people? What were their lives like? What was Stradivaris secret? and most importantly why and how did they make these master pieces we see and revere today. What w ...
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Time To Practice

Christine Goodner

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Do you help a young musician in your life practice? Are you a teacher that works with young musicians? Hosted by Christine Goodner, an experienced violin and early childhood music teacher. and author of Beyond the Music Lesson & Positive Practice, resources all about how to help families make music practice at home more effective with less conflict. TIME TO PRACTICE will bring you weekly conversations with performers, teachers, and students that will help, encourage and support you as you su ...
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Three musicians, Hungarian cellist Orsi, Chilean cellist Evelyn and Japanese violinist Chiaki, share their unique perspectives on classical music from Pilsen, Czech Republic. Featuring original interviews and performances with stories and classical music from around the world.
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Building a Library: a guide to the best recordings of the greatest classical music. Each week an expert and enthusiast brings along a wide range of recordings of a well-known piece. They explore the music and the different ways of performing it, ending with a recommendation for your library
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Who Charted?

Howard Kremer and Brett Morris

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Stand-up comic Howard Kremer (Comedy Central, Austin Stories, Beavis & Butthead), along with Producer/Musician Brett Morris (Earwolf, Comedy Bang Bang World, Man Man) bring on your favorite comedians to count down the top 5 songs and movies of the week, which always leads to off-the-wall discussion and tangents. Don't miss the final Hot Picks chart, where the gang each brings in their favorite new song you may have missed! Subscribe at www.whochartedpod.com to support the show, and gain acce ...
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Simplifying growth for musicians- especially violin, viola, fiddle, and cello players and teachers- with tips, insights, tools, and stories to grow in their practice, teaching, and career. Exploring intersections in creativity, music education, string playing, music business, and culture, Creative Strings is a non-profit organization supporting music education via online curriculum, orchestra classroom outreach, in-person retreats/conferences, and more. Executive director and host Christian ...
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The Online Diplomat

The Online Diplomat

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Sian is a British diplomat who plays the violin, rides a bicycle and likes skiing up hills. She is the UK Ambassador in Belgrade and has also lived and worked in Moscow, Vienna, Prague, Vilnius and The Hague. These are some of her thoughts about diplomacy, diplomatic life and diplomats.
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Artists of Morality is led by Atlanta native Jasmin Rhia. She promotes self-love and mental health awareness using the power of music. This radio show airs weekly and features Jasmin Rhia spinning dope beats while shredding the Violin. Enjoy! Checkout idratherberichnotfamous.com to keep in touch. Peace, love, and light.
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How can new technology help you to play a new musical instrument? The E-Sense research programme is experimenting with novel augmentation devices to explore sensory, bodily and cognitive extension. In this interdisciplinary research, philosophy and art combine with various flavours of computing: ubiquitous; wearable; and physical. We take a look at how E-Sense's speculative philosophical research experiments, built on the 1960's work of Paul Bach-Y-Rita's minimal tactile vision sensory subst ...
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Strings & Things

Claire Allen and Erynn Spencer

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Do you love music or know someone who does? Do you love Jane Austen books and screen adaptations? And what on earth do these two things have in common? The answer is the Strings & Things podcast! In each family-friendly episode, co-hosts Claire Allen and Erynn Spencer invite you listen in on their laid-back conversations about their mutual loves: music, playing and teaching violin, and British period drama.
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Stand Partners for Life

Nathan Cole and Akiko Tarumoto

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Violinists (and husband and wife) Nathan Cole and Akiko Tarumoto give you an inside look at performing with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Each week brings new repertoire, conductors, soloists… and new stories from their life-long love affair with classical music, the violin, and their family.
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Interested in hearing about student's musical experiences? Brought to you by the Albany Youth Orchestra in Albany, Oregon, this podcast channel dives into the learning process, the many ways music can make us feel, the challenges we face, and the music aspirations that these students seek. Our monthly Music Talks series highlights the different feelings and thoughts students have while learning to play an instrument. A podcast for all music fans and enthusiasts, Music Talks sheds light on th ...
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Popscast: Cereal

The Harvard Pops Orchestra

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A violin prodigy and her trumpet player roommate must find her missing breakfast cereal before her debut performance with The Harvard Pops Orchestra. Tune in to this five episode musical mystery melodrama the likes of which you have never heard before. All of the music in this podcast was composed, arranged, recorded, and mixed by members of The Harvard Pops Orchestra. Producers: Georgiy Kent, Rachel Guo, Elida Kocharian, and Allen Feinstien Audio Editor: Georgiy Kent Cover Art by Rachel Guo ...
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Of the numerous electronic music talents emergent in Washington, DC, it’s Sarah Myers whose consistency in delivery of “dank, nasty” house and techno sets as transformative experiences makes her a standout. Her name and inimitable style are respected in locales as diverse as Brooklyn, Barcelona, Burning Man and more, which adds to the significance and renown of her work. Furthermore, in the past decade, her determination and passion have matched her growth in talent and skill. This has led t ...
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A place for music teachers and instructors to be real, raw and judgment free. A place for the private music industry to better itself. A place for guitar teachers, piano teachers, bass teachers, music theory teachers, violin teachers, cello teachers, music production teachers and everyone in between can come and grow for the sake of giving our students the best chance to be themselves in a way that feels loved, valued and cared for.
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It's 1989 and for a young Jewish-Australian violinist, a scholarship to Berlin is the chance of a lifetime. Germany is on the verge of change as the wall is torn down, and Susanna is swept along by the tumultuous event. Under the careful guidance of Stefan Heinemeyer, her renowned violin teacher and the grandson of a Nazi, she begins a composition …
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I've talked a lot about violin warmups and technique exercises that you should be doing at the beginning of your practice session, but it’s just as important to look at how to end our practice. The way we end our practice session sets up the beginning of the next day’s work, and ideally we end wanting to go on and not in a mountain of frustration (…
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Beginning students, but even the more advanced among us, often struggle with pitch (intonation) and tone. Troubleshooting sounds we'd like to improve can be especially frustrating when we're having a hard time differentiating between the two. One is the domain of the left hand, while the other, the domain of the right. In this episode we explore ho…
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When poet Tess Taylor’s son, Bennett, was three years old, he heard the violin for the first time. For weeks afterward, every day he asked her for a violin, so finally she took him into a local violin shop and asked for help. The shop owner put a tiny violin and bow in his hands and Bennett asked, “But how do I make it sound beautiful?” Fast-forwar…
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“The American Violin” is a 2016 publication by the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers (which we may refer to as AFVBM or “The Federation”). This book was a monumental culmination of efforts by many folks in The Federation and the general violin trade. It very eloquently tells the story of American violin making- when and where it started,…
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When it comes to relationships, often there’s the planner—and then there’s the go-with-the-flow-er. And today’s episode of Travel Tales by Afar is all about what happens when the planner hesitantly chucks the travel to-do list and lets serendipity lead the way. Beth Santos is the planner in this particular story. She’s the founder of Wanderful, an …
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This is episode 491 of the Fun with the Maryland STEM Festival Podcast. On this podcast, you meet adults and students doing exciting and fun STEM activities in our area. This episode features interviews with Brad Hennessie from Nexstep Robotics, recorded on July 2nd, and Michael James Daza and Luisa Orellana-Castillo, recorded on July 9th. Brad dis…
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The most painful of Evie Cormac's memories have been locked away, ever since she was held prisoner as a child - a child whose rescue captured hearts and headlines. Forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven's mission is to guide her to something near normality. But today, on a British beach, seventeen bodies wash up in front of them. There is only one survi…
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Brad Snyder was part of the U.S. Navy’s most elite bomb squad. In his role, he was rewarded for his intense independence. But after a bomb blast left him blind, he had to relearn how to depend on others. He talks with Maya about how embracing vulnerability helped him reach his dreams. Sign up for Maya's new newsletter here https://bit.ly/41lPqaZ an…
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Bud, Marco, and LaDonna deep dive into episode twenty-nine of the 1954 TV series "Sherlock Holmes" starring Ron Howard and Marian Crawford, and they find that Bud can't get over a guy that looks like Matt Damon. And what is Marco drinking this week? Everything is same old, same old with your friends at Sherlock Holmes Is Real and here's the latest …
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Meg’s life is woven into the fabric of St. Stephens. It’s a tapestry made of two precious children, a hidden truth, and a husband whose ideas of a perfect wife do not match her own. When Meg puts her foot down on a third kid, gets a job, and is empowered by the same book group that was meant to keep her in her place, her marriage begins to disinteg…
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This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by the loudspeaker legend himself, Dr. Floyd Toole, whose research at Canada’s National Research Council (NRC), followed by his tenure at Harman International, resulted in arguably more improvements to the fidelity of audio we hear at home than anything attributable to any one person. In this first of our two-p…
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During the Second Sudanese Civil War, thousands of South Sudanese boys were displaced from their villages or orphaned in attacks from northern government troops. Many became refugees in Ethiopia. There, in 1989, teacher and community leader Mecak Ajang Alaak assumed care of the Lost Boys in a bid to protect them from becoming child soldiers. So beg…
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The history of classical music is littered with the stories of great composers who tragically died young. The composer I’ve been talking about for the last two episodes, Franz Schubert, died at 31. Mozart died at 36, Mendelssohn at 38, Bizet at 37, Gershwin at 38, Gideon Klein at 25, Purcell at 36. The composer I will tell you about today is part o…
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This week, we’re replaying one of our favorite Travel Tales episodes: Comedian and actress Michelle Buteau—and her best friend—fly to Paris to meet their supposed French boyfriends. Only things don’t exactly go to plan . . . Michelle Buteau is a comedian and actress, known for her roles in Always Be My Maybe, The First Wives Club, Someone Great, Ru…
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This is episode 490 of the Fun with the Maryland STEM Festival Podcast. On this podcast, you meet adults and students doing exciting and fun STEM activities in our area. This episode features interviews with Dr. Julie McEnery from NASA, recorded on June 28th, and Subhan Chaudhry, recorded on June 30th. Dr McEnery discusses her work on the Nancy Gra…
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Actor and comedian Jacob Wysocki joins the charts for the first time! Topics include: Sterile Songs, Beach Life, Spotify Hike, Egg Punk. Subscribe at www.whochartedpod.com to support the show, and gain access to Two Charted, the weekly Howard/Brett deep-dive bonus show, and the entire Who Charted and Preem Streem archives ad-free! Now includes the …
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Swimmer Missy Franklin won four gold medals at her first Olympics. But as she trained for her second trip to the world stage, her mental health began to crumble. With so much to defend, the pool suddenly felt like a pressure cooker. She talks with Maya about coping with defeat and how she learned to value her identity outside of sports. To hear mor…
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In this enticing new cookbook, Dr Clare Bailey shows you how to create fabulous bakes, sweet treats and desserts with recipes that are low in sugar, high in protein yet irresistibly delicious!From family favourites such as brownies, cheesecakes and crumbles to healthy cupcakes and bite-size muffins, The Fast 800 Treats Recipe Book brings you sweet …
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In late 2016, Daniel Troia was struggling with grief. Grief over the loss of his parents and grief over the division he saw unfolding on his TV, night after night. It made him angry, and that made him want to do something to change things, or at least to change his perception of things. So, in 2018, he set out on a cross-country bike ride. His plan…
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As a boy, Gerard McCann was sexually abused by a Catholic priest at his local church. As a grown man, he confronts the trauma of what he suffered and the psychological aftermath of his experience, grappling with shame, guilt and the devastating impact it had on his family, relationships and sense of self. Despite what he endured, Gerard’s story is …
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As a boy, Gerard McCann was sexually abused by a Catholic priest at his local church. As a grown man, he confronts the trauma of what he suffered and the psychological aftermath of his experience, grappling with shame, guilt and the devastating impact it had on his family, relationships and sense of self. Despite what he endured, Gerard’s story is …
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This is episode 489 of the Fun with the Maryland STEM Festival Podcast. The podcast where you meet adults and students doing interesting and fun STEM activities in Maryland. This episode features interviews with Laura Elkins from Destination Imagination recorded on June 21st, and Zenia Haroon recorded on June 25th. Laura discusses Destination Imagi…
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Howard and Brett continue Sheinbaum Summah with an episode all to themselves! Topics include: QUOG at Chuy's, Television Cafes, Face Tat Removals, Sci-Fi Strapheads, Sheepia Tone, Wahl Sauce, Becoming Cousteau. Subscribe at www.whochartedpod.com to support the show, and gain access to Two Charted, the weekly Howard/Brett deep-dive bonus show, and t…
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I’m joined by cellist and online editor of the Strad, Davina Shum. We discuss practicing, careers in classical music, and practical tips for adult learners. Full blog post the Strad Podcast Articles by Davina: Why don't string players practice pizzicato The importance and difficulty of playing softly A case for depping Send me a text message For le…
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Some people are born into bad situations, some people have bad situations thrust upon them, and some people find bad situations through their dodgy choices, lack of information and personal idiosyncrasies. Julia’s life sits at the intersection of all three.From high school dropout on a psych ward to card-carrying lesbian on a motorbike, from enduri…
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This week, host Jorden Guth is joined by Dr. Sean Olive, senior fellow at Harman International, to discuss his time at NRC with Dr. Floyd Toole, his move from there to Harman, the development of the Harman target curves for headphones and earphones, and his thoughts on the future of immersive audio and more. Sources: Dr. Sean Olive on 35 Years of “…
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There are a few tropes when it comes to Schubert’s late music. The pieces are very long. They have four movements. The first two movemnts are expansive, magisterial explorations of the human psyche, and the last two movements are much lighter, almost like two different pieces are at play. All of these tropes fit the Schubert B Flat Sonata we starte…
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This is episode 488 of the Fun with the Maryland STEM Festival Podcast. The podcast where you meet adults and students doing interesting and fun STEM activities in Maryland. This episode features interviews with Praveen Patel from the American Institute of Architects, recorded on June 14th, and members of the winning team from last year’s DaVinci B…
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