Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Top Ten Violin Works
Whenever someone asks Timothy Russell, Conductor Emeritus of ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, about his favorite composer or piece of music, he has a saying he likes to pull out. Â ”Whatever I’m conducting at the moment.”
That is a simple answer to a complex question – but an honest one – for anyone in the music business. Â Even when asked for a top ten list, it’s difficult. Â Once you get to ten, the “what abouts” begin. Â What about Beethoven’s symphonies? Â What about Mozart’s violin concertos? Â See what I mean?
It is with that in mind that I offer one publication’s take on the top ten violin works. Â A subjective list, yes, but one which gets the juices flowing and makes for great discussion. Â Let me know YOUR favorites!
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