I've always found player pianos to be just about the most interesting old-fashioned musical instrument concept ever,...
Aug 21 2006, 8:00am CDT
Source: Art Daily
A Stradivarius viola considered to be one of the world's finest instruments has failed to sell, auctioneers Sotheby's said on Thursday. The minimum asking price was $45 million (33 million euros), reflecting the rarity of the 'Macdonald' Stradivarius, one of only ten surviving violas made by the Italian master Antonio Stradivari. If the viola had sold it would have set a new record for a musi ...
Full article at: Art Daily
Jun 26 2014, 9:03pm CDT
Source: Yahoo! Shine Health
Here's how the growing trend of time banking is helping folks in and around Brattleboro, Vt., become stronger and closer. What do you do when your water heater breaks, you're injured and need an at-home nurse, or your daughter is pining for violin lessons and you just can't ...
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Jun 18 2014, 2:36pm CDT
Source: The Washingtonian
Andrew Bird might be the only classically trained musician as well known for his whistling as for his violin skills. The singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, 40, has been making albums for nearly two decades, including last year’s EP, I Want to See Pulaski at Night. He and his current band, the Hands ...
Full article at: The Washingtonian
Jun 6 2014, 10:47am CDT
Source: WSB Radio
Two musicians from Time for Three were headed to a concert in Arkansas. When they were told their violins would have to be checked, the musicians decided to stage a protest by playing on the ta ...
Full article at: WSB Radio
May 27 2014, 1:25pm CDT