Videos for Inspiration
Below are a collection of videos to watch for inspiration and information:
Violin vs. Viola vs. Cello
World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma plays the classic cello piece "The Swan" by Saint-Saens.
Violinist Lara St.John is a Canadian virtuoso and Ontario native. Notice how loose she stays, and how there is no focus on technique any more at this level.
Violinist Hillary Hahn is one of the best young players in the world today.
Jascha Heifetz is considered by many to be the finest violinist of the 20th century.
It only takes 1'30" to see why Canadian James Ehnes is considered one of the best violin players in the world.
Canadian James Ehnes highlights the beauty of the viola and a variation on a classic melody.
And now for something completely different!
Natalie MacMaster plays Cape Breton fiddle.
Three brothers from New Jersey are hooked on Bluegrass: Sleepy Man Banjo Boys
These two 2 Croatian cellists can really rock!
Inventive violist "ticaadilly" plays popular covers - every part!