Mendelssohn Sonata for Violin and Piano in F Major Mendelssohn composed three violin sonatas over the course of eight years. The one we hear today is the final of the three. An extremely ambitious work, the first draft of the Violin Sonata is dated June 15, 1838, which suggests that Mendelssohn intended to introduce it in Leipzig the following winter. Instead, unhappy with the first movement, he tossed his “wretched sonata” aside. He later picked it up and started to revise the score, only to abandon it again. Mendelssohn’s dissatisfaction helps explain why the F-Major Sonata remained unpublished and virtually unknown until Yehudi Menuhin came across the manuscript in 1953. Since then, this bracingly virtuosic work…
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Here's a quiz from our friends over at Reverb.com.Can you correctly identify these 12 guitars from just their headstocks? The logos and model names have been removed to make things a bit trickier. Certainly that won't slow down all the experts who comment on our Facebook posts. Or will it?Good luck!
Charvel Unveils New Artist Signature Models at Summer NAMM
Posted on July 14th, 2017 by Chrissy Mauck Charvel continues its long-held partnerships with Warren DeMartini and Jake E Lee with the upcoming release of brand-new signature models. The Warren DeMartini USA Signature Frenchie and the Jake E Lee USA Signature Blue Burst will be unveiled this week at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, Tenn., and available to consumers in October 2017 Warren DeMartini USA Signature Frenchie Fans have long clamored for a replica of Warren DeMartini’s famed and beloved “Frenchie” guitar, as seen live on tour and on a slew of magazine covers throughout Ratt’s reign in the 1980s. Charvel has responded with the Warren DeMartini USA Signature Frenchie, available in a Snow White…