Chien Tan on the Treble Violin

Chien Tan plays a treble violin at NPR's Studio 4A.

Chien Tan plays a treble violin at NPR's Studio 4A. Julia Peck, NPR hide caption

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Robert Siegel sits down with violinist Chien Tan for a performance and chat. Tan plays the violin with the Oregon Symphony; she is also one of just a handful of people playing the treble violin, an instrument about the size of a "quarter-size" standard violin and plays an octave higher.

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