Just follow these links for some really fun videos. We're always on the look out for new things, so if you've found something we haven't, please let us know! (Parents: please be aware we cannot monitor the content of external sites.)
- Elmo's Fiddle Lesson
The wonderful Yo-Yo Ma is a special guest on Sesame Street in this episode when Elmo has a violin lesson.
- Yo-Yo Ma and the Honkers
Another Sesame Street appearance from Yo-Yo Ma.
- String fever
Four men playing one cello ?!!*!!
- Jacqueline du Pré - violinist !?
Jacqueline du Pré proves you can play a violin like a cello!
- Goshu the Cellist
Japanese animation about a young cellist
Not really to do with the cello but…
- Rollerskating Mozart
The music is from the first movement of Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor.
- The Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra
The Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, play Danzón No 2. by Arturo Márquez.
- Hoedown from Aaron Copland's Rodeo Suite
An amazing stop motion creation from art student Eleanor Stewart (but please don't get ideas about cutting up your music!)
And something a little more serious
- How fascinating!
Benjamin Zander opens up a window on the world of possibility. It's long but keep listening! Or you could forward the video to -23.02 for the young cellist.
- Evelyn Glennie on how to listen
The deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie talks about what it means to be a musician.