New York. 2/15/2021, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p66-66. 1/9p.
BELL, Joshua, 1967-
Vanguard Concerts is a new series that tries tocombine the visual polish of a high-tech mediumwith the excitement of live performance, completewith sweaty brows, passionate grimaces,and the scrape of bow on string. Bell and Bax getthings going with music by Bach, Schubert,Wieniawski, and Chopin. [Extracted from the article]
The article focuses on U.S. violinist Joshua Bell and his challenges in making classical music. It states that Bell communicates with his producer in New York through Skype. It mentions that his new music album "Musical Gifts From Joshua Bell and Friends," has brought together a line-up of artists from various genres. It notes that his story of relationship with musical instrument maker Antonio Stradivari is full of coincidence, luck and close heartache.
This article profiles world-renowned violinist Joshua Bell. He has just released a CD, "Voice of the Violin," a follow-up to his smash hit "Romance of the Violin," which was a number one hit on the Billboard Classical charts. The musician talks about adapting music intended for other instruments to be played on violin, his split from classical label Decca and playing on his "Gibson" Stradivari. INSET: BELL PLAYS....
In this article violinist Joshua Bell talks about a violin concerto written by Max Bruch. Bell says that the concerto contains lot of emotions and violin players find it easy to play it. He also talks about the role to be played by the music conductor and orchestra in playing the concerto. According to him, harmony changes should be observed while playing the work.