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Esteem for Joshua Bell as street musician

Joshua Bell dance of violinCan people recognize a street musician through the fog of a D.C. rush hour and give his music esteem?

Joshua Bell, one of the finest classical musicians in the world, placed himself against a wall in a metro station in Washington.

He took his most valuable Stradivari violin and started to play some of the most elegant music ever written.

Read what happened then!

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Esteem for Felix Mendelssohn’s music

Mendelssohn: A Life in MusicAs we give esteem toward people, we can give esteem toward cultures, organizations or art.

The beauty of classical music is immediate for some, but for others it takes time to discover.

Once discovered it’s easy to give esteem toward classical music because often it touches the very soul of the listener.

I was reminded of my esteem for this art when an important moment in classical music history happened.

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