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Is repetitive practice a good or a bad thing?

2019-10-29T16:51:00+00:00

A prolonged, sickening and monotonous repetition of a section of music or the legitimate means of mastering a difficult passage? Joseph O'Doherty weighs up the two sides.

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Classical musicians should play more sports

2019-09-09T14:00:00+01:00

String players often shy away from sports for fear of damaging themselves, but the benefits far outweigh the dangers, says cellist and tennis enthusiast Maria Kliegel

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