Accessories – Page 5

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    Ealing Strings director Alan Mann dies aged 71


    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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    Finding the right chin rest and shoulder rest


    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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    5 solutions to slipping violin pegs


    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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    Violin cases: security and splendour


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