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best violin pieces ever

These are factually the 17 best violin pieces in existence

worst things about playing the violin

The 10 worst things about playing the violin

Ray Chen tickets

Young violinist, 7, busks to save money to see his hero Ray Chen in concert

Stephen Morris reunited with his violin

Stolen £250,000 violin returned to owner in a Waitrose car park

Police release CCTV image of man linked to violin theft

Lost £250,000 Tecchler violin was ‘stolen from luggage rack’ on train

Stephen Morris and the 310-year-old violin

Musician on tour with Andrea Bocelli ‘devastated’ after leaving 18th-century violin on train

Violin on Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow unearths antique Italian violin worth £60,000

Anne-Sophie Mutter issues plea to keep live moments sacrosanct

After phone filming controversy, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter issues plea to ‘keep live moments sacrosanct’

When your dog eats your violin

This dog ATE her owner’s violin

Joshua Bell and Larisa Martinez

Violinist Joshua Bell marries opera singer Larisa Martínez in New York home ceremony

Anne-Sophie Mutter speaks about the filming incident which disrupted her performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto

Anne-Sophie Mutter breaks silence on filming incident, saying ‘I felt violated’

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter calls out smartphone use in concert

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter stops mid-concerto as audience member starts filming

Music at Milan Fashion Week

Models wear Picasso-inspired violins, guitars and mandolins at Milan Fashion Week

This violin cover of Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's 'Seńorita' is EVERYTHING

This violin cover of Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's 'Seńorita' is EVERYTHING

Classic FM Album of the Week & Drive Discovery

New Releases: John Williams film scores arranged for violin; Mozart Clarinet Quintet

Stradivari wood

Crowd-funder saves Stradivari’s wood, following a devastating hurricane in Italy

Violin on train

Police release CCTV image following theft of a violin on a London train

Guy Braunstein Mendelssohn

One amazing musician playing a Mendelssohn concerto on violin AND piano