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The Violin By: Typhen

For school purposes
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Draco Malfare

on 9 May 2013

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Transcript of The Violin By: Typhen

The Violin Types of music Famous violinists Sarah Chang Itzhak Perlman James Ehnes Sonata Gypsy Music Concerto music Most common types of
violin music The Body The bow The finger board and the strings What were violins and the bow
made of The body is mainly made of maple because of its fine wood grain, but they also use spruce and other strong fine woods. They use this type of wood because it has a good, deep tone for loud spots. It is especially made with synthetic fibers, such as nylon. The bow are made of fiberglass, special woods, or sometimes others like carbon fiber, and horsehair to string the bow. The most common type of violin music is Country music because it's to express other countries so we or other parts of the world will learn about different scenes in like Russia or something. Russian music should have heavy, trudged feeling because Russia has a lot of snow. There isn't an instrument called a “Gypsy violin”. Players in gypsy style have a preference for violins with a dark tone-quality from which they can draw a special sound.(A Stradivarius) The listener gets the impression of the feeling that the violinist is trying to express. Concerto music is one of the most popular music in the entire world. It is one of the most popular music because for most violin competitions, the last round requires a concerto for the final and ending piece. One of the most common concerto pieces is Dmitri Kabalevsky Concerto in C major. It is an expressive piece with slow, solemn and fast with seat-jumping parts. Sonatas are especially for every competition's second round. It is also permitted for any type of special place. (For example, Kiwanis.) It is also played at funerals. A sonata is two movements. There is a slow movement and a fast jumpy movement. Sarah Chang born in 1980 in Philadelphia. She was a daughter of a music teacher and a composer. She studied music in Julliard School, New York City. At the age of ten, Sarah Chang was already rated one of the world's most youngest concert musicians. Sarah Chang is a famous soloist who began performing with a one-quarter size instrument, and gradually moved up. Ten years old at the time of her 1990 debut with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, the youngster drew six standing appluases for her awesome skills of several technically demanding works. Her teachers and friend musicians have been impressed by her excellent and natural ability. Itzhak Perlman was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, on August 31, 1945. He is widely known in the 20th century because of his unbelievable technique. Technique helps develop your fingers. He lost the use of his right leg due to a diesease called Polio. Polio has no cureness, and it is crippling. Later, he studied at the Juilliard School in New York City with Ivan Galamian and Dorothy DeLay, quickly becoming a well-known musician. Perlman has performed a number of music scores, including The Theme of Schindler's List. Today, he's rated as one of the premier musicians of the 20th century. James Ehnes was born in 1976 Brandon, Manitoba. He began violin at the age of four. He studied with Sally Thomas at the Meadowmount School of Music and from 1993 to 1997 at The Juilliard School. Mr. Ehnes first gained national recognization in 1987 as winner of the Grand Prize in Strings at the Canadian Music Competition. (a.k.a. CMC) The finger board is mainly made of ebony, or they could
use other woods that are stained very dark and the strings
are made of gut, solid steel, stranded steel, or various synthetic materials, wound with various metals, and sometimes plated with silver and they also use nickel or aluminum. Most E strings are unwound, either plain or gold-plated steel. The E strings are originally start with catgut. The G and D strings is made from steel. Thanks for watching!! By: Typhen www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYjJNZAoNAs
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