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23 Different Musical Genres on the Violin

October 11, 2019

Welcome back to another episode of TwoSet Violin. Today, we are going to be doing… Musical genres violin charades. Now, you may be wondering… When is Brett going to jump in this time? Why is he not here? In which direction is he going to jump in? Hmm… I don’t know. But I cannot continue this introduction without him. Brett! Where are you? NYAH! Scissors, paper, rock! Scissors, paper, rock! Uh oh… Boom, boom. Looking through the screen. While Brett sets up the timer… Did you practice today? Cause if you haven’t practiced today, and you are watching this, you are now obliged to hit the like button. Alright? Like the video! Subscribe if you haven’t and just finish this video first. – And then go practice.
– And then you can practice. – Film.
– Yes. Inception. I thought I knew it after two notes, but I wanted to make sure – You double checked.
– Is it the right notes? And then I was like, yeah. – Film music.
– We should limit this so each person only has three chances to guess. – OOH! Alright, that’s a new rule.
– That would be fun! – You can only have three guesses!
– Boom! Three guesses! Yeah, otherwise we will just spam. It’s better, Yeah. Cause, Yeah. To raise to the next level, guys. Three guesses. Level up. – Contemporary.
– Yes. Ooh. I’m a bit more nervous now. – I know.
– I’m like… – It’s like… Oh, crap…
– Do I say it? – Baroque.
– Yes Classical! Yes! Nope. Oh.. HoHoho… Yeah, that’s just where [inaudible] guess the wrong thing. I know! I’m a classical musician! Ah!!! Um. – Dude, there’s so much more tension now.
– I know! But I can’t play anything cause I’ll mess you up. Yeah. Oh! My anaconda don’t want none until you got buns – Yeah, so what period is it? I mean, what is it? I’m pretty sure that’s… Hip hop? Yeah!!! Oh. Uh, um… Uh… Jazz. – Yeah, yeah.
– Oh… What? Wait, no, I’m thinking about the pitch. – I can’t ruin it… Give me some time!
– Oh, I thought that was it. I forgot the pitch! – Opera.
– Yes! – Da da da da da da da da da~
– What key is that anyways? Anyway. Well, close enough. Ohh… Jesus. – Pop!
– Yes! Oooh! Oh, dude, what. Um.. Um.. Umm… Shaky bow? Ahh! Country! Noo! – Folk! Okay
– Yeah. Oh… – Thank god we still have three guesses.
– Oh… – Kpop? Okay.
– Yeah! Rock! – Yeah, yeah, yeah, no.
– Hard Rock Yeah, I am going to count it, Rock N’ Roll. – Okay, yeah, okay, yeah.
– I am gonna count it. Romantic! Yeah. Yes. Alright. Game! Uhh! Noo! Country! Oooh!!! Oh… Oh… What’s in between? Yeah. We have classical, romantic… In between classical and romantic. Oh! Oh! Oh!!! The.. Uh… The… The… The… Freaking… Uh. 16th… – Yeah, what’s it called? What’s it called?
– 16th cen… Uh…. I don’t know what it’s called. Pre… Pre… Bro, one minute and ten seconds left. Pre… Nah, whatever, I don’t know. It’s Renaissance. OH!!! Okay. Urgh! Who listens to that these days? Dude, you look like no face from spirited away. I know. Dubstep! – Yeah…
– Okay. Okay. – I was doubting myself for that.
– I was like please – Yeah. I think dubstep but I’m not so sure anymore. Yeah. Oh. Oooh. Ah. Piazzolla. Mexican. Um. Um. Ballroom. Bwa!!!! What is it called? Oh. What’s the next genre called? The genre’s called bonus challenge. What! Philip Glass? 21st century? Modern? I think I… Contemporary? Oh my – Minimalism. Oh, well. It’s alright. No time to… No time to weep for two minutes. Minimalism! Oh, man. You definitely would not know this. Okay, something I don’t know. Zzzzz! Ah! Zzzz! Ah! Nah, let’s just skip. – What was it?
– Music theater. – Uh…
– What? Rock! – Metal! Oh…
– Yes. Oh! – Ooh! Oh… Freaking….
– Ooh! Oh. Bro, I don’t know. Um. No, thats not – That’s not it… I don’t think that’s the genre. I’m probably – It’s probably not the right genre. Oh, what the hell. Oh, what the hell. Um. Oh! Even my shoulder rest is like I’m out. Um… No, no, no. Nah, nah. Skip. – Oh, what was it?
– Bossa nova. What the hell? That’s pretty um… Outside the comfort zone of… – Oh, okay
– All the classical violinists. Um… Dude, how? How did I scratch my violin already? I don’t know. Avant-garde? No. What? Nah. Nah. Skip. – What was it?
– Serialism. Uh… Uh… Uh… Oh! – Country?
– Yeah. I was like folk, but we’ve done it before. Country. Please sub… scribe and… Do not hit the… like button unless you didn’t practice, then you should hit the like button.


  • Reply Sarah September 17, 2019 at 10:32 am

    My ARMY heart popped out the moment I hear that tune Lolol

  • Reply Jarona Na September 17, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    Brett i was disappointed about the Renaissance!

  • Reply Sarrah Neo September 17, 2019 at 8:18 pm

    does anyone know the piece during the classical era? thanks 🙂

  • Reply Sara Maria Lopez Martinez September 17, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    6:03 Billie??? Are you there?

  • Reply Nami September 18, 2019 at 12:19 am

    4:57omg what the heck is this cute 🤣

  • Reply Canon In D September 18, 2019 at 4:48 am

    No face AHHHHHHHH

  • Reply Valentina Jerenec September 18, 2019 at 1:07 pm

    I'll goo practice nooow… just one more video 😀

  • Reply Vicnan P September 18, 2019 at 2:21 pm

    I definitely appreciated Eddy’s hips.

  • Reply Yh C September 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    Freaking out Brett = my favorite ❤️ take my kiss😗😗

  • Reply Lucretzia Noin September 18, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    I haven’t practiced today so I had to like, sub, AND turn on notifications

  • Reply Fernando Mecca September 19, 2019 at 7:05 pm

    what happened there so you could guess JAZZ?!

  • Reply Amoresdoce Di September 19, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    brazil = VILLA LOBOS

  • Reply Sticky Icky Dicky Thicky Fingers September 19, 2019 at 9:06 pm

    What's the Folk/Country piece they were playing?

  • Reply Montonio Smith September 20, 2019 at 3:28 am

    What’s the name of the renaissance song I haven’t played it in a while

  • Reply sayvougue September 20, 2019 at 9:58 pm

    Is it just me or did the intro startle anyone

  • Reply Phillip Sing September 20, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    Only Eddy would play High School Musical when the genre is musical theatre

  • Reply HeyLoTheory September 20, 2019 at 10:19 pm

    I’m watching before my music exam… lol

  • Reply omar September 22, 2019 at 1:46 am

    Which's the name of the folk's song?

  • Reply Zoe Dubois Music September 22, 2019 at 2:34 am

    Good ol whiskey before breakfast

  • Reply Sebastian Lowe September 22, 2019 at 8:04 am



  • Reply Timothy Shrooze September 22, 2019 at 8:48 am

    Has someone made a GIF of Brett entering the frame in the intro?

  • Reply Ged Agnors September 22, 2019 at 12:55 pm

    Classical musiciants playing folk music! Yes! The cringe! =))))))

  • Reply beat my meme September 22, 2019 at 3:08 pm

    What song was it when he played folk

  • Reply clara loveman17 September 22, 2019 at 4:32 pm

    Brett-Eddy-Combo had 8 points, not 6 😂😂

  • Reply Harry Ray 474 September 22, 2019 at 10:19 pm

    As if he played master of puppets on a violin :D)

  • Reply Madeline Lynch September 23, 2019 at 2:51 am

    Just gotta say it…. musical theatre is definitely a genre!

  • Reply — ʀᴜғᴜsᴍᴄᴘᴏᴏᴘᴜs September 23, 2019 at 5:12 am

    0:31 that’s the scariest thing I’ve seen all day

  • Reply Blad September 23, 2019 at 9:55 am

    What piece is it for opera ?

  • Reply Ciaron McGee September 23, 2019 at 2:39 pm

    heheh i think if you wanna be good at musical genre charades, you've gotta learn popular tunes from each genre first 😛

  • Reply Leyou Jiang September 23, 2019 at 8:12 pm

    Love eddy's facial expression

  • Reply James Grier September 23, 2019 at 11:27 pm

    He goin in hard on master of puppets 💀

  • Reply Юлия September 24, 2019 at 1:39 am

    Master of Puppets?

  • Reply happySINGINGpeople September 24, 2019 at 4:43 am

    Really loved this episode, thanks buddies 😉

  • Reply Xirokami September 24, 2019 at 6:46 am

    Brett could have used The Thong Song for the HipHop bit!! 😂

  • Reply I'm Mary B. September 24, 2019 at 4:51 pm

    10:07 that bass sound is soo cool

  • Reply Yu He September 24, 2019 at 6:53 pm

    It is soppost to be rock,paper,sissers.( sorry,if i spelt it wrong)

  • Reply Jamie Taylor September 25, 2019 at 2:50 am

    There’s music other than classical?

  • Reply Jamie Taylor September 25, 2019 at 3:01 am

    I don’t quite get the scoring but ok

  • Reply Aditi September 25, 2019 at 8:14 pm

    They do scissors-paper-rock, I do rock-paper-scissors xD

  • Reply Batman Daddy September 26, 2019 at 12:40 am

    I’m so sad that I can’t practice bc I’m losing my mobility I can play piano violin cello guitar harmonica and snare but now my hands are giving up welp there goes my life

  • Reply Gabriel Faria September 26, 2019 at 4:32 am


  • Reply Subparanon September 26, 2019 at 7:08 am

    07:52 Is that Raining Blood? WOW lol.

  • Reply sacreligious bee September 26, 2019 at 12:44 pm

    Background music: Mendelssohn violin concerto e minor-3rd Movement

  • Reply X D September 26, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    I haven't practice today

    1. 'Cause I am lazy
    2. 'Cause I liked the video
    3. 'Cause my mom didn't say anything about it
    4. 'Cause I'm evil😏😈

  • Reply ThatOneFigureSkater September 26, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    I didn’t practice because I’m sick and play a brass instrument. I bet Ling long doesn’t get sick, nothing can stop him from practicing 40 hours a day

  • Reply Jingrui Zhang September 27, 2019 at 5:42 am

    yeah, we play a lot of those renaissance music in church orchestras and choirs (i recognized that piece)

  • Reply Caterina Maria Antea Rossi September 27, 2019 at 8:53 am

    I start to think that Brett loves the wall 😂

  • Reply makharov September 27, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    What's the music from 2:18?

  • Reply Aria Harrigan September 27, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    Brett being THAT blushing husband is a mood I wanna see until I die.

  • Reply Lucas Cardoso September 28, 2019 at 1:48 pm

    Oh man, that heavy metal interpretation was hurtful

  • Reply Jello Flan September 28, 2019 at 3:16 pm

    I'm in Mariachi so I don't get this classical stuff

  • Reply Janina Metzler September 28, 2019 at 5:16 pm

    Eddy playing High School Musical is something i didn't know I needed

  • Reply Jaquie Leon September 28, 2019 at 8:53 pm

    5:42 Me

  • Reply danieldisapproves on ig But mia irl September 28, 2019 at 10:16 pm

    I don't know anything about the violin (I'm a flutist) but I literally cant stop watching these videos 😂😂😂😂

  • Reply KernKluck September 29, 2019 at 11:41 pm

    How the fuck was bluegrass not on here

  • Reply KAMP WiNSeo September 30, 2019 at 2:50 am

    I didn't practice but I still hit the like button UwU

  • Reply Isaac Callaghan September 30, 2019 at 6:18 am

    What the fuck is paper scissors rock

  • Reply Kai Ramsey September 30, 2019 at 5:35 pm

    Im sorry but how tf he get contemporary

  • Reply TheSkeletonTheme September 30, 2019 at 8:06 pm

    What even was the metal one? 😂 Whattt that ain't what metal sounds like at all😭😭

  • Reply Nukumori September 30, 2019 at 8:53 pm

    what is the dude playing at 4:50?
    cause i swear ive heard this while playing civ

  • Reply Hobbitlord Gaming September 30, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    Lol, wha da bout dat sacrilegious stuff?????

  • Reply Rodolfo Silba October 1, 2019 at 7:58 am

    U should try to play the violin theme from castlevania 64.

  • Reply Tu阿涂 October 1, 2019 at 9:15 am

    For me, hip-hop: HAMILTON .
    musical theatre: also HAMILTON (no, it's LES MIS XDDDD)

  • Reply Jasmine Paradis October 1, 2019 at 9:15 pm

    What is that jazz !?!?

  • Reply Lara Strife October 1, 2019 at 11:52 pm


  • Reply August Pasquariello October 2, 2019 at 12:56 am

    i play saxophone

  • Reply Carrots October 2, 2019 at 3:40 am

    Oof, I actually haven’t practiced today and I should but screw it, Imma hit that like button!

  • Reply GACHA KITTY Cookie October 2, 2019 at 4:53 am


  • Reply GACHA KITTY Cookie October 2, 2019 at 4:58 am

    im just watching this video while i pretend to look for violin music, like if your doing the same or similar XD

  • Reply Hakuya Kumoi October 2, 2019 at 6:50 pm

    I really love Brett's smile at 2:03 <3

  • Reply Davie-The- Potterhead October 2, 2019 at 7:24 pm

    Who else got hella pissed when they said musical theatre wasn’t a genre
    Like wHaT?

  • Reply Kyle Mitton October 3, 2019 at 6:31 am

    The fact that he pulled musical theatre and he started playing High School Musical as opposed to, like, Phantom, or Les Mis, Sound of Music, hell even RENT! (which was awful but fairly well known) but no, HIgh School freaking Musical. Physical pain.

    The ONLY thing that's MORE physically painful, is the lightning speed at which i RECOGNIZED High School Musical

  • Reply Muhammad Fawwaz Razani October 3, 2019 at 1:44 pm

    08:52 song pls

  • Reply Fidgetelftree October 4, 2019 at 3:01 am

    You got me… I didn't practice today

  • Reply Zelena Mills October 4, 2019 at 5:37 am

    What is the name of this song 4:50 ?!?

  • Reply Hmmm Idk October 4, 2019 at 2:15 pm

    When i saw kpop i said i would guess it and i think its blood sweat and tears by bts

  • Reply Bruno Pereira October 4, 2019 at 4:16 pm

    Não conseguiu tocar bossa nova? Não creio! Que absurdo!

  • Reply My eyebrows October 4, 2019 at 8:53 pm

    Plays "we're all in this together"

  • Reply Aya A. October 4, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    How the hell did he guess jazz?!

  • Reply Aya A. October 4, 2019 at 9:58 pm

    Well, I mean…you had it. Philip Glass is minimalist.

  • Reply Elizabeth Gilson October 4, 2019 at 9:58 pm

    That was not country but good bluegrass. Guys.

  • Reply Jaina Ashlyn Awas October 4, 2019 at 11:29 pm

    The wall becomes Brett's shock absorber, lol. Always turning to it haha

  • Reply Ryan Cornwell October 5, 2019 at 12:32 am

    They could have had the best vsauce meme

  • Reply Etienne Daniel Dodge October 5, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    4:54 did he really just call "Greensleeves" country?

  • Reply Arushat WOT October 5, 2019 at 10:05 pm

    Haevy metal
    * plays Master of puppets *
    Metallica, Slayer, Antrax, Testament: I'm joke to you?

  • Reply HiddenTalent October 6, 2019 at 12:18 am

    Who here is terrible at the violin and watches TwoSet in hopes of becoming better?

  • Reply All About Music(AAM) October 6, 2019 at 9:56 am

    You guys must do some reasearch on South indian classical carnatic violin concert and post an video about your thoughts.. do search Balabaskar and kunnakudi vaidyanadhan etc for more details

  • Reply Jae Ho Yoon October 7, 2019 at 1:57 am

    That 2nd Renaissance music sounded like something I've heard from Ultima Online…

  • Reply Milo Bengtsson October 7, 2019 at 7:38 pm

    Brett didn't recognize Greensleves? SACRILEGIOUS

  • Reply MisMatch 13 October 8, 2019 at 12:58 am

    6:05 watch eddie's arm when he turns omfg

  • Reply Angelina Tie October 9, 2019 at 12:29 am

    I practiced before watching

  • Reply Annane Haile October 9, 2019 at 11:10 am

    I don’t even play the violin what am I doing here?

  • Reply Annane Haile October 9, 2019 at 11:12 am

    The rules are “no talking” and they still talk who finds that funny?😂

  • Reply Galaxy Princess October 9, 2019 at 12:26 pm

    At 2:55 it says 5 points and at 3:19 they still have 5 points?

  • Reply Sabina Duchnowska October 10, 2019 at 9:41 am

    I Love you

  • Reply Jonas Karg October 10, 2019 at 10:16 am

    I am a clarinettist and a pianist, but acutally considering buying a violin because of TwoSet 😀

  • Reply Chloe Kim October 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    4:49 tell me im wrong but isn't that the Mr whippy ice cream truck music.?

  • Reply Blue October 10, 2019 at 2:03 pm


  • Reply Jared tovi October 10, 2019 at 7:35 pm

    What song in 01.57

  • Reply Will Emrys October 11, 2019 at 7:14 am

    5:30 No face!!??!!?? Is that really you?!!??

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