A Night With My Violin

It is said the violin has a sound which most resembles the human voice: beautiful, expressive, plaintiff and sometimes ugly, it also crosses all musical genres and is often looked on as a friend, confidant and soul-mate.

Sara Parker explores our relationship with the instrument from concert hall to pub and street corner, violin-making evening class to practice room.

She discovers the allure of an instrument, which can be cradled like a baby or embraced like a lover in this imaginative musical journey.

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20050117

It is said the violin has a sound which most resembles the human voice: beautiful, expressive, plaintiff and sometimes ugly, it also crosses all musical genres and is often looked on as a friend, confidant and soul-mate.

Sara Parker explores our relationship with the instrument from concert hall to pub and street corner, violin-making evening class to practice room. She discovers the allure of an instrument, which can be cradled like a baby or embraced like a lover in this imaginative musical journey.

2005011720050513

It is said the violin has a sound which most resembles the human voice: beautiful, expressive, plaintiff and sometimes ugly, it also crosses all musical genres and is often looked on as a friend, confidant and soul-mate.

Sara Parker explores our relationship with the instrument from concert hall to pub and street corner, violin-making evening class to practice room.

She discovers the allure of an instrument, which can be cradled like a baby or embraced like a lover in this imaginative musical journey.

20050513

The violin, it is said, has a sound which most resembles the human voice. Beautiful, expressive, plaintive and sometimes ugly, it crosses all musical genres and is often looked on as a friend, confidant and soul-mate.

Programme-maker Sara Parker explores our relationship with the instrument from concert hall to pub and street corner, violin-making evening class to practice room. She discovers the allure of an instrument which can be cradled like a baby or embraced like a lover, in this imaginative musical journey.