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Teacher Talk: your string teaching queries answered by the experts

2019-12-10T18:02:00+00:00

Are you having problems teaching a particular string technique? Do you find it difficult to help your students stay on track? Or are you just looking for some new inspiration for your studio? In our new series, every month our panel of top teachers from around the world will draw ...

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Rostropovich: a 90-minute documentary

2019-12-10T17:04:00+00:00

A documentary that delves into all aspects of the cellist’s life and career - from his four-day courtship of his wife to that 1968 performance of Dvorak’s Cello Concerto at the Proms, coinciding with the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia. With contributions from Rostropovich’s wife Galina Pavlovna Vishnevskaya, and the ...

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Exploring the fascinating story of the 1677 'Romanov' Nicolò Amati viola – once part of Russia's Imperial Collection. Plus, the Royal Danish Orchestra's fine instrument collection, and casting professional musicians in film and TV roles.

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How Nicolò Amati’s ‘Romanov’ viola survived its own turbulent history

2019-11-28T11:43:00+00:00

An instrument of archaic charm and bold dimensions, the 1677 ‘Romanov’ Nicolò Amati viola harks back to the tenor violas made a century before by Nicolò’s grandfather Andrea.

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