Chant des Litanies

Posted on February 7th, 2010 by

The 'Kreisler' Del Gesu. Library of Congress. Photo: Richard BramThese extraordinary pictures were taking while I was rehearsing Pierre Baillot's Chant des Litanies on Fritz Kreisler's violin in the Coolidge Auditorium in the Library of Congress. This work was composed specifically to demonstrate the effect of 'Tartini's Notes'. These pictures give a wonderful image of the different amplitudes of vibration double stopping the D and G strings, and the A and D Strings. Photo; Richard Bram

Live recording: Chant des Litanies. Peter Sheppard Skaerved-Violin. Library of Congress, Washington May 2009

Photo: Richard Bram