The Victor Orchestra crowds around an enormous horn for an early acoustical recording session. courtesy of Recorded Sound Section, MBRS Division, Library of Congress hide caption

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Nikolaj Znaider plays a 1741 Guarneri once owned by the famed Fritz Kriesler. Matthias Creutziger hide caption

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Hear Nikolaj Znaider Play Kreisler At WGBH

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Listen: Ma XiaoHui plays and chats with Robert Siegel

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Nina Totenberg: Lessons from My Father

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Heifetz and Kreisler: Setting Standards for the Violin

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