Tag: harmonium

  • Why a Video of a Young Ukrainian Accordionist Went Viral

    Why a Video of a Young Ukrainian Accordionist Went Viral

    By Shinjoo Cho If you’ve spent any extended time scrolling social media this year, you’ve probably come across a video of Ukrainian musician Alexander Hrustevich playing “Summer” from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (formally, the Violin Concerto in G Minor, Opus 8, No 2 “Summer”: III. Presto) on his bayan accordion. This footage of a spellbinding, virtuosic performance by a young […]

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  • What the Heck Is a Shruti Box?

    What the Heck Is a Shruti Box?

    The shruti box’s warm, textural drone can be used as a backing track for soloing instrumentalists, accompaniment to throat singers, or as an iPhone app!

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