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Ksenija Sidorova introduces the accordion

How does the accordion work – and how do you tune it?

Accordion and percussion emojis included in new 2020 emojis list

The world is getting accordion and percussion emojis in 2020

lady gaga telephone accordion

Listen to this funky version of Lady Gaga on accordion

Sharon Shannon cows Irish jig

These cows are totally intrigued by an accordionist playing an Irish jig

Donald Trump accordion

Here's a video of Donald Trump playing the accordion (it's very good)

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Sir Andrew Davis, much-loved British conductor, has died aged 80

Sir Andrew Davis, much-loved British conductor, has died aged 80

Yunchan Lim plays Rachmaninov in the competition final

Who is Yunchan Lim? Piano sensation’s debut Chopin album, competitions and best performances

Why were piano keys once white and black – and why did they reverse?

Why were piano keys once white and black – and why did they reverse?

Miguel’s recorder videos have millions of views on TikTok

Nimble-fingered recorder virtuoso goes viral playing classical concertos in his car

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Miloš Karadaglić: ‘From The Beatles to Bach, the guitar has been my best friend’

Miloš Karadaglić: ‘Picking up the guitar was a complete accident – it’s now my best friend’

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Lucy and her teacher Daniel at Classic FM Live (October 2023)

‘Music is vital to her’ – how neurodivergent The Piano star Lucy speaks through the piano

Sir Simon Rattle conducts cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and the London Symphony Orchestra in Trafalgar Square

Who is Sheku Kanneh-Mason? Star British cellist’s age, family, albums and more revealed

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World’s only one-handed concert pianist Nicholas McCarthy reveals fascinating history of left hand piano

World’s only one-handed concert pianist reveals fascinating history of left hand piano

Pianist plays 7 levels of 'Twinkle Twinkle'

Pianist plays 7 levels of ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’ with increasing virtuosity

Paganini’s violin is X-rayed to examine its wood.

Scientists X-rayed Paganini’s favourite violin, to reveal the deep secret of its sound

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Amy Beach’s stunning violin Romance

Amy Beach’s stunning Romance, played by a rising star violinist for International Women’s Day

The 10 greatest pieces by German composer Fanny Mendelssohn.

The 10 greatest pieces of music by Fanny Mendelssohn, ranked

Musicians play while stuck in motorway traffic

Classical musicians got stuck in traffic with their instruments, and there was only one thing to do

Pianist Angela Hewitt is joined in a Brahms duet by dog, Sani.

Melodious dog joins star pianist Angela Hewitt in a howling Brahms duet

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What went through Maria João Pires’ mind in THAT viral wrong Mozart concerto?

‘It was very scary’ – what went through Maria João Pires’ mind in THAT viral wrong concerto

The meeting involved Nicola Benedetti, Alison Balsom and Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Nicola Benedetti: who is the violinist’s family, what are her best recordings and what violin does she play?