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Inside this month – April 2014

  • Tributes to cellist and teacher János Starker, who died last April
  • The Arditti Quartet: four decades at the cutting edge of contemporary music
  • Violinist Viktoria Mullova's favourite places, activities and musical styles
  • Could a c.1700 bow, once owned by Charles IV of Spain, have come from Stradivari's workshop?
  • Aged 90, Neville Marriner recalls his time as a violinist and a conductor
  • How can orchestral musicians develop their careers?
  • Practice Diary: violist Philip Dukes
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