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In their own words – top players and teachers talk exclusively to The Strad

Vlad Bogdanas

The Danel Quartet's viola player considers what it means to be a musician

Tracy Rowell

An eclectic selection of favourite tracks from the US double bassist

Andreas Brantelid

The cellist reflects on hearing Maurice Gendron's playing when he was young

Sylvia Rosenberg

Teaching insights from the pedagogue, a former student of Ivan Galamian and Szymon Goldberg

Guy Ben-Ziony

Philosophical pre-concert musings from the viola player

Jennifer Pike

A British pianist provides inspiration – and humour – for the British violinist

András Keller

The violinist recalls György Kurtág's advice to him at an early stage of his career

Irvine Arditti

The Arditti Quartet's first violinist his pre-concert preparation – or lack of it

Nicolette Moonen

French composers make up some of the Baroque violinist's favourite recordings

Henning Kraggerud

Listening to singers and pianists has proved useful for the violinist

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