“Schindlers List” — Violin Solo, Music Analysis, Practice

NTU Alumni Choir invited our Chamber Ensemble to join their 2015 Annual Concert on September 20, 2015. Some of our members are traveling and we won’t be able to provide a 20-minutes program that Esther originally promised. Hence, I-Ling asked me to provide a solo violin piece and I chose John Williams’ “Schindlers List.” In… Read More “Schindlers List” — Violin Solo, Music Analysis, Practice

“LA FOLIA” — The Most Lasting and Famous Tune in Western Music

Featured Image: http://www.hulkshare.com Salieri – Twenty six Variations on La Folia … I-Ling invited our members to her home for a family concert. This is to introduce her parents, visiting from Taiwan, to us and to keep our musical practices alive. I have chosen “La Folia”, arranged by Suzuki as a violin solo piece. It… Read More “LA FOLIA” — The Most Lasting and Famous Tune in Western Music

Review of Year 2013 (NTU Alumni Chamber Ensemble)

I.        ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS In the first half of year 2013, some of our members were traveling and hence our Ensemble had no public performances. Meantime, we continued the weekly practice in members’ homes. The major piece was J.S. Bach’s “Orchestra Suite #2, flute and strings”.  The cello part was played by the bass clarinet… Read More Review of Year 2013 (NTU Alumni Chamber Ensemble)