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Vadim Gluzman

Monday, 17 June 2013

The violinist recalls some good advice given to him by a violin legend

Read a score as if it were a book

Isaac Stern repeated one phrase over and over to me: 'Read a score as if it were a book.' He insisted that I try to understand each bar and every articulation and dynamic marking as if they were actual words.'

First published in The Strad, February 2011. To download digital back issues, go here

Photo: Marco Borggreve

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