Kennedy And The Violin

Nigel Kennedy presents a four-part series in which he reflects on his career and looks forward to new horizons.

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In this first programme, he talks about his childhood and his studies at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Julliard School of Music in New York

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In this first programme, he talks about his childhood and his studies at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Julliard School of Music in New York

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In this second programme, he discusses his playing technique and the demands, potential and limitations of the violin.

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In this second programme, he discusses his playing technique and the demands, potential and limitations of the violin.

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In this third programme, he recalls the sensational popularity of his `Four Seasons' recording and explains the reasons for his subsequent five-year absence from the classical concert stage.

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In this third programme, he recalls the sensational popularity of his `Four Seasons' recording and explains the reasons for his subsequent five-year absence from the classical concert stage.

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In the final programme, he talks about recent projects, including `Kafka', the album of pieces he wrote about his hero Fritz Kreisler, and `Hendrix: Concerto in Suite Form'.

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In the final programme, he talks about recent projects, including `Kafka', the album of pieces he wrote about his hero Fritz Kreisler, and `Hendrix: Concerto in Suite Form'.