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Yury Revich

Beethoven ReCycled


In this video the violinist Yury Revich plays his experimental composition, the ’Beethoven ReCycled’ Sonata, in which he uses sketches and drafts by Beethoven which the composer never included in his final works.

Orin Foard

Double bass teacher Orin Foard has died


The double bassist was 47 years old

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The Strads November issue talks to the Dover Quartet about recording Beethoven, and investigate the bow makers of Hollywood's golden age. Julie Lyonn Lieberman makes the case for teaching alternative styles from world cultures, and there's a look at luthier Carlo Bisiach's business in America.


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The fear of making mistakes stops violinists from playing with resonance and character – Nicola Benedetti


The British violinist speaks to Peter Somerford about launching her mass education project for string players of all ages

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