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Beautiful painting by Korean artist Shin Jong Sik

Beautiful painting by Korean artist Shin Jong Sik

Pears and flowers. Beautiful painting by Korean artist Shin Jong Sik

Korean artist Shin Jong Sik
In addition to being an artist, Shin Jong Sik is an art professor, and the author of two watercolor books. His inspiring collection consists of beautiful still life paintings, landscapes, seascapes and floral paintings. Korean watercolorist Shin Jong Sik creates paintings that are especially stunning to view because of the game of light and color. From soft, delicate details to bold, sweeping brushstrokes, Shin skillfully wields his brush, resulting in paintings that are vivid and dynamic. Shin has had 24 solo exhibition in Seoul (Korea), Beijing, China, New York, USA, Tokyo, Japan, and Berlin, Germany.
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Differences between Viola and Violin

Differences between Viola and Violin

Photographer Dmitry Bagdasarian, Smolensk, Russia. Differences between Viola and Violin

Differences between Viola and Violin
“As the greatest expert and judge of harmony, he liked best to play the viola, with appropriate loudness and softness.” – C.P.E. Bach on J.S. Bach. If you want to know the difference between viola and violin, then watch these videos and enjoy viola sounds.

If you are watching an orchestra concert, one way to distinguish the violins and violas is by the seating arrangement. In most orchestras, the first violins sit to the conductor’s left, with the concert master in the chair on the edge of the stage and closest to the conductor. Generally, the section extends from the conductor back towards the wings. Farther in on the stage beyond the first violins, sit the second violins. To the conductor’s right sit the violoncellos, or cellos. And between the cellos and the second violins, you will find the violas, often directly in front of the conductor in about the center of the stage.
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