Accessories – Page 5

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    News

    Ealing Strings director Alan Mann dies aged 71

    2015-02-28T00:00:00Z

    Alan Mann, co-founder of Ealing Strings music shop in London, has died aged 71. For more than four decades he attended to the instruments of string players from around the globe; regular customers based in the British capital included Gyorgy Pauk, Robert Smissen, Paul Silverthorne and Thomas Gould. ...

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    Premium ❘ Focus

    Finding the right chin rest and shoulder rest

    2015-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Your violin set-up needs to fit you, not the other way round, says late starter Lawrence Proulx, whose painful playing position sent him in search of a custom chin rest and shoulder rest

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    Article

    5 solutions to slipping violin pegs

    2015-01-12T00:00:00Z

    Online piano and violin tutor Alison Sparrow demonstrates five ways to prevent slipping violin pegs. Subscribe  to The Strad or download  our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase single issues click here .

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    Gallery

    Violin cases: security and splendour

    2014-10-15T00:00:00Z

    In Accessories 2014 we track the evolution of the violin case through some of the more impresisvely built and decorated examples