From Heifetz to Perlman with some lesser known violinists in between, David Mellor believes these are the five players from the gramophone era that no one can beat. What do you think?
Playing music can do some spectacular things - and here's a great animated overview.
Playing music makes you feel good - the rhythm, movement and breathing involved are great for your body, and it also does fantastic things to your mind.
Music-making and its effects on the brain is the subject of this rather fascinating Ted-Ed talk.
Neuroscientist Anita Collins looks at all the spectacular things that happen in musicians’ brains as they play, and some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.