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

Catherine Marwood

The viola player of the Scottish and Hebrides ensembles shares her pre-concert routine

Lydia Shelley

The Finzi Quartet's cellist praises the best teacher she ever had

Charles Avsharian

What the violinist and CEO of Shar Music thinks he should have done in the past

Maggie Faultless

A few words of wisdom from the UK Baroque violinist

David Garrett

The violin superstar shares the best advice he's ever had

Lucy Gould

How pianist András Schiff provided inspiration for the Gould Piano Trio's violinist

Jonathan Cohen

The favourite tracks of the cellist, conductor and keyboard player

Edgar Meyer

The double bassist and composer gives some words of advice based on his long career

Sophie Solomon

The favourite tracks of the British-born classical and klezmer violinist

Robert Black

Five recordings that opened doors for the New York-based double bassist

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