The new CD is a diverse and colourful compilation of 11 newly-recorded tracks, ranging from fresh compositions ("Inflorescence I & II"), to selected songs from our "Mega-Hits" series on Youtube ("Eleanor Rigby"), to grooves accompanied by Zimbabwean rap ("In Da House"), just to name a few.
Auer is remembered as one of the most important pedagogues of the violin, and was one of the most sought-after teachers for gifted pupils. Many famous virtuoso violinists were among his pupils, including Mischa Elman, Jascha Heifetz, Nathan Milstein, Efrem Zimbalist, Georges Boulanger, Benno Rabinof, Kathleen Parlow, Oscar Shumsky, and Sasha Lasserson. Auer also taught the young Clara Rockmore, who later became one of the world's foremost exponents of the theremin.
Family Constellations, also known as Systemic Constellations and Systemic Family Constellations, is an alternative therapeutic method which draws on elements of family systems therapy, existential phenomenology and Zulu attitudes to family. In a single session, a Family Constellation supposedly attempts to reveal a previously unrecognized systemic dynamic that spans multiple generations in a given family and to resolve the deleterious effects of that dynamic by encouraging the subject to encounter representatives of the past and accept the factual reality of the past.