Good King Wenceslas (Alex De Pue Arrangement)

Anyone who has gone to this year’s Yuletide Celebration at the Hilbert Circle Theater in Indianapolis will have heard this arrangement of the classic carol by Alex De Pue, not with hammered dulcimer, but rather orchestrated for and performed by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra with the violin solo part played by Alex’s brother, the ISO [Read More...]

Handel – Sonata No.3, 2nd movement

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More from the MYO Play-a-Thon

Here’s a video (in which I unfortunately didn’t capture the first couple of notes) of music from Super Mario Bros.: And then a couple of Irish fiddle tunes –  Porthole of the Kelp: And Toormore Polka No.1 and No.2: [Read more...]

Cantina Band Theme for Violin

The above is one of several videos I took at this year’s Metropolitan Youth Orchestra Play-a-Thon, held at the Broad Ripple McDonalds in Indianapolis. [Read more...]

Daniel D – Lullaby

Here’s a video from a great young violinist whose music I enjoy: [Read more...]

Jānis Mediņš – Sonata No.2 for Violin and Piano

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Janis Kalniņš – Larghetto Serioso

A short piece for violin by another Latvian composer with the surname Kalniņš.   Posted with Blogsy [Read more...]

Allegro Moderato from Seitz’ Concerto No.5 in D Major, Op.22

Performed by the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra at the Hilbert Circle Theater in Indianapolis yesterday.   [Read more...]

Allegro by Joseph-Hector Fiocco

A young violinist some of you will recognize here performs Allegro by Joseph-Hector Fiocco (from Suzuki Book 6) at the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra recital at Broadway United Methodist Church in Indianapolis on March 4th, 2012. [Read more...]

Example Of Not Repaying Evil With Evil

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“I Want You” by Daniel D

I heard this on the radio and thought I would share it. I hadn’t heard of Daniel Davis (aka “Daniel D“) prior to yesterday, but I am always delighted to hear the potential of the electric violin as a jazz instrument being explored. If you like this, you will probably also enjoy Jean-Luc Ponty, Regina Carter [Read More...]


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