Violin Sentence Examples
Thus there was quite as much important solo music for the flute as for the violin; and almost more music for the viola da gamba than for the violoncello.
He was good enough with the violin now.
The violin string is first drawn on one side.
Each instrument--now resembling a violin and now a horn, but better and clearer than violin or horn--played its own part, and before it had finished the melody merged with another instrument that began almost the same air, and then with a third and a fourth; and they all blended into one and again became separate and again blended, now into solemn church music, now into something dazzlingly brilliant and triumphant.
But this system is practicable only by the voice and instruments of the violin class.Advertisement
That for the air waves from a violin are probably nearly as in fig.
A year or two later he learnt to play the violin and to speak French.
It is sometimes suggested that the 'cello part is best omitted and these works played as violin sonatas.
The whole process is exactly analogous to the operation by which a violin string or organ pipe creates an air or sound wave.
In the time of Bach such writing was beautifully suited to enliven the dry glitter of the harpsichord, and Bach's duets for clavier and violin seem to have been sometimes played as trios with a violoncello playing from the clavier bass.Advertisement
Besides the works mentioned he has written incidental music to plays, as, for instance, to Ravenswood, The Little Minister, and Coriolanus; concertos and other works for violin and orchestra, much orchestral music, and many songs and violin pieces.
Sophie Solomon began playing the violin at the age of two.
His interest in music was indeed stimulated from 1862 onwards by his friendship with Balakirev, and from 1863 by his marriage with a lady who was an accomplished pianist; but in his earlier years he had been proficient both in playing the piano, violin, 'cello and other instruments, and also in composing; and during life he did his best to pursue his studies in both music and chemistry with equal enthusiasm.
Equally, how many people take up the violin hoping to achieve rock stardom.
William's father was a professional musician (playing valve trombone) and the young William took lessons on the violin and the drums.Advertisement
He also wants to learn the violin which does not fill us with joy.
After we had all tuned up we were given parts, I was on 2nd violin along with Musns Dawkins, King and Butchers.
We would assume they were excited by a violin bow.
Jonathan was in his room, practicing the violin and she was folding towels on their bed when Alex returned.
Haydn finds the pianoforte so completely capable of expressing his meaning that he is at a loss to find independent material for any accompanying instruments; and the violoncello in his trios has, except perhaps in four passages in the whole collection of thirty-three works, not a note to play that is not already in the bass of the pianoforte; while the melodies of the violin are, more often than not, doubled in the treble.Advertisement
A frequent combination was flute, violin and harpsichord (very probably with a violoncello doubling the bass), and in more than one case the violin was partly tuned lower to soften its tone.
Classical and modern chamber-music in the sonata style consists mainly of string-quartets for 2 violins, viola and violoncello; string-trios (rare, because very difficult to write sonorously); pianoforte-trios (pianoforte, violin and violoncello); pianoforte-quartets (pianoforte with string-trio); pianoforte-quintets (pianoforte with string-quartet); string-quintets (with 2 violas, very rarely with 2 violoncellos), and (in two important cases by Brahms) stringsextets.
The reference is to the swaying motion of the violin bow.
In 1740, on the recommendation of the Dean of Hainburg, Haydn obtained a place in the cathedral choir of St Stephen's, Vienna, where he took the solo-part in the services and received, at the choir school, some further instruction on the violin and the harpsichord.
A practised ear easily discerns the coexistence of these various tones when a pianoforte or violin string is thrown into vibration.Advertisement
If the plate be small, it is sufficient, in order to bring out the simpler sand-figures, to hold the plate firmly between two fingers of the same hand placed at any point where at least two nodal lines meet, for instance the centre in (1) and (2), and to draw a violin bow downwards across the edge near the middle of a ventral segment.
The praise given to his concerto for the violin, which was played at the Conservatoire by Mazas, encouraged him to undertake the resetting of the old comic opera, Julie (1811).
Across her knees she flexes a large saw with one hand, while in the other she holds a violin bow.
Over exaggeration is the key here to help the violin bowing fingers and wrist to loosen up.
Mark Knight has also published his own cadenzas for violin concertos by Mozart and viola concertos by Stamitz and Hoffmeister.
In the violin concerto, the second movement opens with a beautiful melody played by the oboe.
They can be played either by violin alone or with the basso continuo accompaniment which is reproduced at the bottom of every page.
Needless to say, this sound is also disapproved of by violin teachers.
Miss Bell and Mr Denton gave us a violin duet, followed by Mrs M'Lagan, who sang ' Only for thee ' .
In High street could be heard singers, accompanied by a harp and violin, bawling out in vulgar strains snatches of indecent songs.
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He obtained many prizes in national violin and chamber music competitions.
A series of short variations follow exploiting many techniques including the exotic pyrotechnics associated with Paganini's violin writing.
Excitement, drama and humor often associated with the music of Patterson is much in evidence in this virtuoso showpiece for solo violin.
December saw a sleepover for Philip's birthday, Val to stay, Phil Buckley to stay, and Ian's violin concert.
In 1764, while visiting England, he composed several sonatas for violin and harpsichord and a number of symphonies.
No less intensely passionate than the A minor sonata is the Violin Sonata in D minor Op 121.
A brief climax slowly brings the music to a calm, rapt end, with the solo violin musing in glistening harmonics.
Also in March he gave the first London performance of his violin sonata at the Wigmore Hall with the violin sonata at the Wigmore Hall with the violinist Daniel Bell.
Revised version for baroque violin premiered by Mieko Kanno, Conway Hall, London, 7 May 1999.
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Heulwen Thomas is a classically trained violinist and music teacher who has turned her passions to the art of jazz violin and improvisation.
It would take something like violin virtuosity to get his mind off his truly awful predicament.
There will also be music from the dazzling young violin virtuoso Jack Liebeck.
My old friend Charlie Peace was a violin virtuoso.
Of these the violin is the only western instrument to be wholy adopted into the music form.
There was plangent solo violin work, some ribaldry from the clarinets, the other spot-lit woodwind in this symphony.
The chief work done in instrumentation in the 17th century is undoubtedly that of the Italian writers for the violin, who developed the technique of that instrument until it proved not only more resourceful but more artistically organized than that ' of the solo voice, which by the time of Handel had become little better than an acrobatic monstrosity.
His trios were, indeed, published under the title of "pianoforte sonatas with accompaniment of violin and violoncello"; but this in no way militates against the above remarks as to their proper method of performance nowadays, when we take into consideration the greater strength of tone of the modern pianoforte, especially in the bass, and the fact that in no case could a violinist consent to play as an accompaniment such melodies as that at the beginning of the G major trio known as No.
His father, Antonio Maria Martini, a violinist, taught him the elements of music and the violin; later he learned singing and harpsichord playing from Padre Pradieri, and counterpoint from Antonio Riccieri.
In an adjoining room are preserved a bronze tablet dating from 117 B.C. (see below), two autograph letters of Columbus, and the violin of Paganini, also a native of Genoa.
A series of short variations follow exploiting many techniques including the exotic pyrotechnics associated with Paganini 's violin writing.
Finally there is a reprise of the violin theme.
December saw a sleepover for Philip 's birthday, Val to stay, Phil Buckley to stay, and Ian 's violin concert.
Special mention must be made of the saxophone solo, played by a member of the violin section Ã¢ what versatility !
No less intensely passionate than the A minor Sonata is the Violin Sonata in D minor Op 121.
David Irving, leader of the orchestra, will also perform two of Handel 's violin sonatas.
In 1944 he wrote one of his last pieces the Sonata for solo violin for Yehudi Menuhin.
It is performed here by a solo soprano, accompanied by a sopranino recorder, violin and bass viola da gamba.
Violin from Pete gave this a nice twist too, as did Tony 's penny whistle tootling away at the end.
William 's father was a professional musician (playing valve trombone) and the young William took lessons on the violin and the drums.
I was responsible mainly for violin and piano tuition, but my position as String Teacher also included teaching the viola and cello.
He was also principal second violin in the large orchestra at the magnificent Plaza cinema, the show-piece of Paramount pictures.
Electric violin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia An electric violin is a violin equipped with an electronic output of its sound.
It 's because everyone wants to play the 1st violin, but very few to play second fiddle !
He presented the work to Joachim who was working with Brahms on details of his violin concerto.
Also in March he gave the first London performance of his violin sonata at the Wigmore Hall with the violinist Daniel Bell.
Sue Aston 's violin playing reaches out with such emotion that I felt I was listening to the soundtrack of life itself.
In addition to his busy worldwide schedule as music director and violin soloist Andrew Manze is a writer, teacher and broadcaster.
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That is, until Andy tactfully whittled down the number of contributors to Debbie (violin) and himself on bass.
I can avouch that he is a good violin player because I have seen him practice for years.
Some of the things listed in this violin buying guide are very similar to some of the things you should do when you buy a piano.
A violin will most likely cost you a lot less than a piano, but there are some things you need additionally to keep the violin in pristine condition for many years of use.
There are a few parts of the violin that you need to be familiar with so you can determine the quality and sturdiness of each part.
If you are just starting out or thinking about learning the violin, you may want to go with a student violin just to be sure you want to stick with it.
If you have an odd measurement not listed, ask the advice of a violin teacher, someone who makes violins or even the clerk who sells violins.
Shopping for a violin is sometimes compared to shopping for jewelry.
Bring a violin teacher to give you advice on fitting and the quality of the construction.
Someone else you can bring along if you don't know a violin teacher is someone who plays the violin so that they can test the strings and sound quality.
They can be your violin buying guide when in the store.
A violin buying guide would not be complete without accessories you can purchase.
Stringed instruments include orchestra instruments like the violin, cello, viola, and string bass, as well as the banjo, harp, and mandolin.
Queen Anne-style pieces are also known for their ball-and-claw footed cabriole legs, violin chair backs, and decorative turned finials.
The first tango music superstar was Juan "Pacho" Maglio, who played the music with a flute, violin, and guitar accompaniment.
The dancers wear oversized masks that signify different animals, and a violin is used as musical accompaniment.
A great example of this would be the violin music that accompanied the infamous shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.
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He even went as far on one trip to produce a quintet of violin concertos before moving on to piano concertos again.
She plays the computer system like a violin, guiding Carter through mazes and avoiding surveillance to bag his target.
A few minutes later the soft refrain of a violin drifted into the kitchen.
Natalie, Matthew and Destiny are all in bed asleep and Jonathan is practicing his violin.
But experiment shows that in this condition much of the violin part sounds incomplete; and the truth appears to be that Haydn is thinking, like any modern composer, of the opposition of two solid bodies of tone - the pianoforte and the stringed instruments.
For example, it has often been said that the extent to which their orchestral viola parts double the basses is due, partly to bad traditions of Italian opera, and partly to the fact that viola players were, more often than not, simply persons who had failed to play the violin.
Magnificent examples are Mozart's trio for pianoforte, clarinet and viola, his quintet for pianoforte, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon (imitated by Beethoven), his quintet for clarinet and strings, Brahms's clarinet-quintet for the same combination, and his trio for pianoforte, violin and horn.
On drawing a violin bow across the edge, the pendulums are thrown off to a considerable distance, and falling back are again repelled, and so on.
His formal training at Angers was altogether too slight to account for his great technical knowledge; no record, however, exists of the stages by which this was acquired except that as soon as he landed in India he began to devote fixed hours to study, giving up cards and the violin.
He tried to find equivalents for Paganini's effects, transcribed his violin caprices for the piano, and perfected his own technique to an extraordinary degree.
Adding to the trend-conscience apparel collection are four new chic outfits and a violin with a case and bow as a new accessory.
Zum fuse the passion of tango with the fiery brilliance of gypsy violin playing.
In 1863 he had another success, winning a major violin competition in Inverness.
Marked con fuoco, there are running semiquavers on the violin from the third idea.
The first work, Fast Colors, is a dazzling virtuosic showpiece, scored for flute, clarinet, piano, violin and cello.
Special mention must be made of the saxophone solo, played by a member of the violin section Ã¢ what versatility!
They shared a love of music and they would play violin sonatas together, Einstein on the violin and Born on piano.
David Irving, leader of the orchestra, will also perform two of Handel's violin sonatas.
The inimitable Transylvanian style is evident as the violin strings produce trills and frequent half-step note variations in sound.
There are four fine tuners on the violin for quick tweaks.
I was responsible mainly for violin and piano tuition, but my position as String teacher also included teaching the viola and cello.
From 1905 he taught the violin at the Institute of Musical Art in New York.
She performed works for unaccompanied violin by J.S.Bach for the Bath Bach Festival in 2000.
It's because everyone wants to play the 1st violin, but very few to play second fiddle!
It is also in many cases possible to follow with the eye the motions of the particles of the sounding body, as, for instance, in the case of a violin string or any string fixed at both ends, when the string will appear through the persistence of visual sensation to occupy at once all the positions which it successively assumes during its vibratory motion.
If it is true that the violin is the most perfect of musical instruments, then Greek is the violin of human thought.
He should therefore in all such passages play extremely lightly, so as to give the violin and 'cello the function of drawing the main outline.
In the spring of 1706 he travelled, in company with a student named Brix, through London to Oxford, where he studied for two years, gaining his livelihood by giving lessons on the violin and the flute.
Nor did he say anything when she exchanged the guitar for a violin and paid for lessons.
This lowering tendency towards the low church pitch, and the final adoption of the latter as a general mean pitch throughout the 18th century, was no doubt influenced by the introduction of the violin, which would not bear the high tension to which the lutes and viols had been strained.