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    Opinion: The power of imagination

    2022-05-18T08:28:00+01:00

    To enhance a pupil’s learning, it is useful to build a list of words and catchphrases that conjure images relating to different techniques. Jeffrey Howard introduces his own ‘violin vocabulary’

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    Opinion: A New Deal for Early Music

    2022-05-09T08:01:00+01:00

    Covid-19 has highlighted the economic inequalities that divide musicians who perform on period instruments from the majority of today’s string players, says Andrew Mellor

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    Opinion: The Wisdom of Yoda

    2022-05-04T08:40:00+01:00

    In the Star Wars universe, Jedi Master Yoda is the ultimate teacher – and his insights can be applied just as readily to string playing as to learning the ways of the Force, writes cellist Brian Hodges

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