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Violinists


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    • Fiddle players
    • Fiddlers
    • Violin players
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    • found: Work cat.: Gingold, Josef. Joseph Gingold : his life, his playing, his teaching, 2015(audio recording of interviews of Gingold by interviewer Kim Maerk) contents (Childhood in Russia -- The First World War -- To America -- In New York -- Playing under Arturo Toscanini -- George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra -- Teaching -- Always con amore -- Tradition in violin playing -- Instruments of Cremona -- Orchestral conditions -- Teaching at the music settlement -- Eugène Ysaÿe -- Nobody at 80 -- Closing statement -- Excerpts)
    • found: International Violin Competition of Indianapolis website, Oct. 14, 2016(Josef Gingold was born in 1909 in Brest-Litovsk, Poland. The sixth and youngest child in his family, he learned to play the violin at an early age. In May 1920, with his family, he immigrated to New York where he began studies with Vladimir Graffman ... In 1937, he auditioned for Arturo Toscanini and won a spot in the NBC Symphony Orchestra. After seven years with the legendary conductor, Gingold was offered the position of Concertmaster and occasional soloist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. He remained with the Detroit Symphony until 1947, when George Szell asked him to accept the position of concertmaster with the Cleveland Orchestra) - https://www.violin.org/josef-gingold
    • found: LCSH, Oct. 14, 2016(Violinists UF Violin players BT Bowed stringed instrument players; Fiddlers BT Violinists)
    • found: Oxford dictionaries online, Feb. 10, 2017(violinist: A person who plays the violin; fiddler 1. informal A person who plays the violin, especially one who plays folk music. 2. British A person who cheats or swindles, especially one indulging in petty theft)
    • found: Bain, D. Learning the violin : finger positions in nine scales : a violin learning and teaching aid for violin players everywhere, ©1996.
    • found: Yaffey, C. A fiddle player's guide to jamming, ©2006.
    • found: Cambridge dictionary online, Feb. 10, 2017(violinist: a person who plays a violin; fiddler: a person who plays the violin (= small, stringed instrument), esp. in music popular in rural areas)
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