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Classical 101

Rachel Barton Pine Talks About the Guarneri "ex-Soldat" Violin

Concert violins are the thoroughbreds of the violin world, a breed apart from even fine professional-caliber orchestral violins. A concert Stradivarius or Guarnerius violin can cost millions of dollars, making these instruments prohibitive for gifted artist from modest backgrounds. In this video, hear violinist Rachel Barton Pine talk about the "ex-Soldat" Guarnerius violin the is hers to play, on generous loan from her patron.  And hear Rachel play that instrument live on Classcial 101 today at 1 p.m.

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Jennifer Hambrick unites her extensive backgrounds in the arts and media and her deep roots in Columbus to bring inspiring music to central Ohio as Classical 101’s midday host. Jennifer performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago before earning a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.