Monthly Archives: May 2012

How is a baroque violin different from a modern violin?

This question is frequently asked by audience members after concerts and workshops. Ironically, the most easily observable differences are those which affect the sound quality only indirectly, and are not related to the construction of the actual instrument – i.e. … Continue reading

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Amusement

Here’s a preview of a charming solo violin piece that I’ll be performing in the Twilight Concert series run by Peter Hagen, in Broadford, VIC. It’s by the 18th century French virtuoso violinist/composer Guillemain. Recorded recently by Michael Whiticker in … Continue reading

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New England Bach Festival, Armidale

If you were to drive the same distance in Europe as from Brisbane to Armidale (450kms) , it’s quite likely you would cross into another country! In Australia there is no national border to cross, but with the changes in … Continue reading

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