Portrait cut in two halves, or what separated Frederic Chopin and George Sand

(Originally posted here:   http://zveneczi.tumblr.com/post/1011024673/delacroix-chopin-and-sand   ) Modern hypothetical reconstruction of the painting, based on the circa 1838preliminary sketch of Eugene Delacroix’s joint portrait of Frédéric Chopin and George Sand. The double portrait showed composer Frédéric Chopin playing piano while writer George Sand sits to his left, listening and sewing (a favorite activity of hers). The sitters were

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Bow Hair Care Tips

(Originally posted here:   http://www.allthingsstrings.com/Bows/CARE-MAINTENANCE/Bow-Hair-Care-Tips   ) The everyday basics of bow care could be reduced to three simple rules: be careful where you set it down, keep it clean, and loosen the hair when you’re not playing. Developing good bow-care habits, plus an occasional examination for wear and tear, should keep your stick in good working

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