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Masterclass with Ray Chen: The Secret to Sound

This week Ray Chen is talking about SOUND and how to produce various colors of sound which is one of the most important things in music making. Chen's new album The Golden Age – on Decca Classics is a thrilling collection of chamber and orchestral works which the violinist handpicked to celebrate the "golden age" of the violin – not only in terms of repertoire, but also in terms of performance style and ingenuity. 

Remember, there are endless possibilities for producing sound lon the violin but watch the attached clip as Ray Chen gives us a few tips to help get you started.     Happy practicing!  :)