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    Opinion: Defining relevance


    Classical musicians can feel concerned about their lack of consequence in the ‘real’ world. But, as the pandemic has shown, the art form is needed now more than ever – and it’s up to performers to make the case, writes Andrew Mellor

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    Opinion: Being conscious


    Developing musical potential requires a real sense of critical awareness as students grow, writes cellist Cecilia Radic

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    Opinion: Original and the best?


    Scouring the archives for early drafts is fine in the name of research, but when it comes to performance, the composer’s revised version is usually the more satisfying option, writes Charlotte Gardner

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