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  • n. Plural form of violinist.


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  • So, instead of calling violinists dorks when they just want to rock out and have a wider pitch range, not to mention a little bit of an easier job with the frets, why don't you just go along and let it be?

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  • There are big-name violinists who have found their partner and stuck to it:

  • He stands out even in that circle of distinguished contemporary violinists which is so largely made up of personalities.

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  • In Anders Ericcson's famous study of violinists, the top performers slept an average of 8.5 hours out of every 24, including a 20 to 30 minute midafternoon nap -- some two hours a day more than the average American.

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  • The top violinists also reported that except for practice itself, sleep was the second most important factor in improving as violinists.

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  • Mollydooker, a top Australian winery, expresses the personality of its owners in extravagantly colored cartoons depicting boxers, dancers, violinists and carnival acts.

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  • They wanted to know what would happen if Joshua Bell, one of the world's finest violinists, playing one of the best violins ever crafted, was to perform 10 of the most elegant pieces of music ever written.

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  • Yet this conclusion is not surprising: We certainly don't assume that distributing violins will produce violinists, nor do we expect footballs, by themselves, to produce varsity quarterbacks.

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  • It is not exactly happenstance that Thomas Jefferson and Albert Einstein were both violinists, or that a high percentage of physicians have musical talents and abilities.

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  • Dr. Cahill, senior attending physician in infectious diseases and emergency medicine at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, serves as the orchestra's in-house physician, treating everything from violinists 'stiff necks to an epidemic of food poisoning that occurred while the orchestra was on tour several years ago.

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