Watch the stylish young violinist pull out a bag of tricks in music by Paganini. Performing at the NPR Music offices, Siem tosses off left-hand pizzicatos, double-stop harmonics and spiccato bowing as if he were buttering bread.
Ole Bull: Cantabile
Paganini: Introduction and Variations on Paisiello's "Nel Cor Piu"
Godowsky: Alt Wien (arr. Heifetz)
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