July 19, 2013
Episode 79: Making Fun WITH the Music: Aleksey Igudesman
Upcoming Events: July 16 – faculty performance at the Mark Wood Rock Orchestra Camp in Olathe, KS, July 20 – Earthen Grave at the Metroplex Heavy Fest in Dallas, July 21-24 teaching at Le Domaine Forget in Quebec, July 28 – Vieuxtemps 5 for Music in the Mountains in Durango, CO, July 29-August 4 – teaching at the Jink and Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling
Inquiries from my Inbox: David from Nebraska writes: “I wonder what suggestions you have for developing skill with harmonics.” Delaney asks: “When you’re performing, what kinds of things do you focus on or think about while you’re playing? Do you ever find your mind drifting to random thoughts?”
Random Musical Thought: Is Bach the only great composer whose music is still satisfying to hear even if done metronomically and without expression?
Main Topic: A conversation with violinist/composer/comedian Aleksey Igudesman. For more information about his many projects, please visit www.alekseyigudesman.com
Total playing time: 00:58:12
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