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Learning From the Legends Lara St. John Bruch Violin Concerto


 
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Canadian virtuoso Lara St. John provides a comprehensive and detailed lesson - breaking down measure by measure of all three movements of Bruch's Violin Concerto in G Minor.

Includes full performance of the concerto, piano accompaniment play-along-track, downloadable special edition sheet music and an extensive set of technical exercises.
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  • Learning from the Legends presents world-renowned violin soloist Lara St. John teaching Max Bruch's Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 26

    Aspiring violinists can now take their playing to the next level with this essential repertoire. Lara St. John provides complete and detailed lessons on all three movements of Mendelssohn's famous work. Using the format of a private music lesson delivered right to their screen, students will watch as Lara breaks down each movement measure-by-measure, teaching advanced techniques and some extra-special tricks that the top performers use to dazzle and amaze their audiences. Includes a downloadable special edition of the violin sheet music edited by Lara St. John and Joey Corpus.

    Lara St. John has been described as "something of a phenomenon" by The Strad and a "high-powered soloist" by the New York Times. The Los Angeles Times has written, "St. John brings to the stage personal charisma, an unflagging musical imagination and genuine passion."

    Lara St. John's "Learning from the Legends" series provides an extremely thorough and thoughtful walk-through of core repertoire, as well as the amazing experience of seeing how a top professional makes her way around the musical and technical challenges of these masterpieces. Lara's methods of breaking down the technical difficulties and her practical and well-explained practice techniques are wonderful. One of these DVDs is like weeks and weeks of private lessons! The programs are beautifully filmed and presented, and would be of great value to any aspiring violinist.
    - James Ehnes, International Violin Soloist

    Lara St. John does a marvelous job providing insight into the beloved masterworks of the violin repertoire. The series of lessons dissect the concerti measure by measure, examining key technical aspects and interpretive ideas. Particularly effective is Lara's approach: elegant, unassuming, yet powerfully convincing. The series is a true instructional gem for violinist of all walks of life!
    - Aaron P. Dworkin
    MacArthur Fellow
    Member, National Council on the Arts
    Founder and President, Sphinx Organization

    Lara St. John is a brilliant teacher as well as artist. I hope this DVD gets around - it should! She is clear, concise, and her demonstrations are wonderful. Lara is doing a wonderful thing with these videos and I hope they help a lot of young (and not-so-young) people. I learned a lot.
    - John Corigliano, Oscar, Pulitzer, and five-time Grammy Award Winning Composer

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