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  • Bach Podger
    Review

    Rachel Podger: Bach Cello Suites

    2019-05-30T14:41:00Z

    The shape-shifting Cello Suites sound stunning on the violin

  • Violin Scroll
    Focus

    7 tips on motivating yourself to practise

    2019-05-13T16:23:00Z

    7 different string players share their wisdom on maintaining motivation - as featured over the last 10 years in The Strad

  • Rachel Podger
    Blogs

    7 tips for successful practice by violinist Rachel Podger

    2019-03-06T11:00:00Z

    The Baroque musician reveals the most important elements of her practice routine

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    Focus

    Rachel Podger: 'I played Bach at home in secret'

    2018-10-11T11:13:00Z

    Bach’s E major Violin Concerto proved to be a defining work on the Baroque violinist’s path towards the period performance movement – despite the peculiar attitudes of her teachers

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    News

    The Strad October 2018 issue is out now

    2018-09-19T12:49:00Z

    Hilary Hahn recorded her first disc of Bach when she was a teenager. Now, two decades on, she returns to complete the set

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    Review

    Rachel Podger: Grandissima Gravita – sonatas by Pisendel, Tartini, Veracini, Vivaldi

    2018-01-24T10:22:00Z

    The Strad Issue: January 2018 Description: Drama and fantasy in music inspired by Corelli Musicians: Rachel Podger (violin), Brecon Baroque Works: PISENDEL Sonata in C minor for violin and harpsichord, TARTINI Sonata in A minor for violin and continuo op.2 ...

  • Podger
    Video

    Rachel Podger plays Biber's Rosary Sonata no.16, Passacaglia

    2017-08-24T16:03:00Z

    English Baroque specialist Rachel Podger plays one of the earliest known works for solo violin, the Passacaglia from Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber’s Rosary Sonatas (also known as the Mystery Sonatas ).

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    Article

    Violinist Rachel Podger on matching technique and musicality

    2017-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Often you find that technique and musicality marry quite well. Something that works musically will so often also work from a technical perspective. And the opposite is also true - that if you change a passage for technical reasons it suddenly makes more musical sense too!' ...

  • Biber-Podger
    Review

    Biber: Rosary Sonatas

    2015-12-17T00:00:00Z

    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: January 2016 Description: Podger and friends are the ideal guides to Biber’s mysterious sonatas Musicians: Rachel Podger (violin) David Miller (theorbo/archlute) Jonathan Manson (cello/viola da gamba) Marcin ŠšwiÄ…tkiewicz (harpsichord/organ) Composer: Biber The weird and the wonderful combine to compelling effect in ...

  • Vivaldi-Podger
    Review

    Vivaldi: L’estro armonico op.3

    2015-05-28T00:00:00Z

    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: June 2015 Description: Podger’s Brecon players are compelling in better-known Vivaldi Musicians: Rachel Podger (violin/director) Brecon Baroque Composer: Vivaldi Rachel Podger continues her exploration of Vivaldi’s violin concertos with his set of twelve, L’estro armonico op.3 (1711), accompanied this time by ...