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8 February 2018, 16:27
This video of a music teacher and her young pupil playing Bach together is unbelievably sweet. We’re coming over all nostalgic for school music lessons.
J.S. Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D minor is surely one of the great works of the late-Baroque period.
It was famously performed by Yehudi Menuhin And David Oistrakh, and is known for the beautifully expressive relationship Bach creates between the two violins.
We've never heard a performance quite like this, though – a duet between a violin teacher and her spectacularly talented child prodigy of a pupil.
Six-year-old Maya stays perfectly in time with her teacher, and manages to pull off some pretty spectacular runs without breaking a sweat. Have fugal imitation and counterpoint ever sounded better?
Simultaneous ‘aah’ and ‘wow’…