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Emperor Naruhito is a keen violist

Japan has a new viola-playing Emperor, and Donald Trump just gave him a viola

Violist yells during concerto

This violist just started plain yelling in the middle of a concerto – and it was terrifying

Violin rosin

What is rosin – and why do violinists need it?


The 7 best pieces EVER written for the viola