Best Violin Concertos

10 Best Violin Concertos of All The Time

American Grammy award winner violinist, Mr. Joshua David Bell once was quoted saying “When you play a violin piece, you are a storyteller, and...

How to Build Musical Instruments and Symphonies from Legos

Have you ever wished that you could build musical instruments from LEGOs? Youtuber WowBrickArt has now made it possible. With his homemade videos showing you...
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History of the Violin

The violin has long been one of the most prominent musical instruments in use, and some would argue that this instrument is the third...
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6 Different Versions of Bach’s Cello Suites

Johan Sebastian Bach is one of the best composers we have seen in the history of humankind. His music was precise, soulful, innovative, spiritual...
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Whale Songs – Orchestra Communicates to Whales Through Music

Talking to whales may conjure up images of Dory in Finding Nemo trying to speak whale, but what if it were really possible?That's what...
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Who is Apocalyptica?

Have you ever considered that classical music and heavy metal could be combined? This is exactly what Apocalyptica does - A Finnish band that...
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Variations on Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

Beethoven's 5th Symphony is one of the most well-known pieces of music ever composed. In fact, if you ask anyone to hum a melody...
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The Best of Beethoven’s Orchestral Works

Beethoven composed some of the best music of both the romantic and classical music periods. His works became immortal with 9 symphonies, 38 piano...
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10 Classical Music Pieces That Will Knock Your Socks Off

Classical music is typically thought of as calming and romantic. You wouldn't expect to be headbanging at a symphony concert, but these pieces will...
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Robot Conductor Conducts Andrea Bocelli & Pisa Orchestra

Robots have been able to accomplish a lot of things from assembling cars to dancing their way to a Guinness World Record. Every year...

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Best Cello Pieces for Intermediate Students

Being an intermediate student is quite an achievement. It means you successfully passed the hard first years where nothing really sounds quite right, and...

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Can You Fly With a Violin as Carry-On Luggage?

The short answer is yes, but different airlines have different guidelines.We at Orchestra Central have flown with violins before, but try to fly under...