My Son The Fiddler

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01Early Days With A Quarter-size Instrument *20090810

Author Christopher Hope recalls helping to bring up his son Daniel, who has become a renowned violin player.

How does a writer and a musician survive in the same family?

He discusses Daniel's early days as a violin student, learning to play on a quarter-size instrument.

02Boarding At The Menuhin School *20090811

Author Christopher Hope recalls helping to bring up his son Daniel, who has become a renowned violin player.

How do a writer and a musician survive in the same family?

He discusses Daniel's time spent as a boarder at the Yehudi Menuhin School.

Christopher Hope discusses his son Daniel's time spent boarding at the Menuhin School.

03Calling On The Great Schnittke *20090813

Author Christopher Hope recalls helping to bring up his son Daniel, who has become a renowned violin player.

The question is, how does a writer and a musician survive in the same family?

He discusses the importance in Daniel's life of the Russian composer Alfred Schnittke.

04 LASTThe Beaux Arts Trio And Beyond20090814

Author Christopher Hope recalls helping to bring up his son Daniel, who has become a renowned violin player.

The question is, how does a writer and a musician survive in the same family?

He discusses Daniel's work as part of the Beaux Arts Trio and on other projects.

Christopher discusses Daniel's work as part of the Beaux Arts Trio and on other projects.