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        One String, Many Sounds: Jonah Ellsworth

        In this performance video from From the Top at Carnegie Hall, cellist and volleyball player Jonah Ellsworth from Cambridge, Massachusetts, accompanied by host Christopher O'Riley, performs Variations on One String on a Theme of Rossini, by Niccolo Paganini. Watch as Jonah plays the entire song on one string, producing a wide variety of sounds.

        You can see the full episode and a more complete lesson plan at the From the Top at Carnegie Hall Web site.

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        Funder: Exclusive corporate funding provided by Liberty Mutual. Additional funding provided by the Bernard Osher Foundation, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, Helen and Peter Bing, and the E.H.A. Foundation.
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