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8 ways to combat negative thoughts on stage

2019-12-06T16:05:00+00:00

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How I interpret Bach: Tomás Cotik on Overdotting and Rhythmic Assimilation

2019-12-06T15:48:00+00:00

Ahead of his 2020 album release of Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas, the violinist continues his blog series, in which he discusses the contradictions between the opposing trends and traditions in Bach interpretation, and his personal solutions to them

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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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