In this April 2012 photo, a violin with five Stars of David is shown on display at the Violins of Hope exhibit at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, N. Eighteen violins recovered from the Holocaust and restored by Israeli violin maker Amn
A person can flow through life like a beautiful song when a person has the ability to synthesize information, put things together and see the big picture in things, and to make connections between disparate information in order to innovate.
Antonio Vivaldi - great Italian composer of the Baroque era, was born in Venice in 1678; he was a composer, virtuoso violinist and teacher. Probably second only to J.S. Bach amongst Baroque composers in fame and influence. He wrote 40 operas and is best known for his set of violin concertos called "The Four Seasons" (1725). Vivaldi died in Vienna in 1741.
I miss being in orchestra-- violin is an instrument of perfection, because the more correctly you play it, the more beautiful it sounds. My favorite teacher told me to "pull the music out of the violin, not just play"