history of the violin in 13 minute

I love this series of videos by cdza – they are always funny, really informative, and performed with virtuosity and authenticity – regardless of the genre they tackle. Here’s a history of the violin, played by the remarkable violinist Charles Yang, all in 13 short minutes:

One Reply to “history of the violin in 13 minute”

  1. I loved this too, except the transition from “classical mumbo jumbo” to newer music. What a sad, false distinction. There is great older folk music played on violin, as well as great newer classical music for violin.

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