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On the fiddle

 

No, not some kind of social-economic topic, or my dubious handling of any inter-forum game I organize, but daib0 here playing live on the cello ….

 

 

It's a small ask coming up – and I know it’s nothing to do at all with footie, but just hoping for a bit of extra comradeship, shouldn’t cost you hardly 3 mins!! Won’t pester again this year, promise.

 

You'll know I’m a cellist …. well, I’m happy to pass you the link of one of the most difficult pieces ever played on cello, just done. And I really enjoyed the challenge …!

 

 

YOU TUBE David Johnstone plays Sarasate Aires Bohemios on Cello

 

 

 

 

If you were able to share this link amongst a few friends & colleagues I would be very grateful indeed (‘cos it’s always the same, people think more visits = better, and to be honest that’s pretty hard to get on a ‘classical’ instrument like the cello.) … especially as I’m not registered for Facebook, LinkedIn etc. though I do make it on twitter. The thing is, people were asking for a close-up video to see for real, not the loads of audios which are already up on internet!!

 

 

daib0 / David

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well done. do you play in a symphony or orchestra? or just do solo work?

 

Yep, orchestral life basically - here: https://twitter.com/orquestanavarra?lang=es

 

now to be dead honest with you all, I took life a bit too comfortably between 35 and 50, where I had this routine-ish job to pay the house and bills in this regional orchestra in Spain that I'm afraid looks never destined to go on world tours - came to a point when I thought my time might be passing too quickly so the last two or three years I've taken the cello far more seriously, really thought I could push myself much farther and demand things from myself that most other cellists wouldn't attempt, though it might be just only be for personal satisfaction - and now? Just hope I haven't peaked yet, hahaha!!

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Very good, my radio is usually fixed on classic fm.

 

Are you the artist as well, spotted some paintings in the background.

saw them too, very good

 

Pianist deserves credit, forgot to mention before

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So what instruments do you play, Matt? Do you conduct or compose at all?

you expect too much of me! I wasn't a student at RNCM, but I hung out all the time with my friends who were.

 

But, I do play guitar and bass, and I've written about 13-15 tracks, just never recorded them

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