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Debate

Opinion: Touching a nerve

2021-02-24T12:42:00+00:00

Although nervous energy can lead to inspired playing, it can also result in performance anxiety – unless we find ways to control it, writes cellist Laura van der Heijden

Debussy

Debate

Opinion: A new light

2021-02-11T12:00:00+00:00

Debussy’s Sonata for flute, viola and harp is just one of many works written for that combination, and is a prime example of how loosening fixed traditions can open new and exciting sound worlds, writes Toby Deller

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March

Francesca Dego talks about performing on Paganini’s 'Il Cannone' Guarneri 'del Gesù' violin and we explore the growth of violin making in China. There’s a guide to playing Piazzolla’s tango music and Simon Standage completes his Baroque Bach Masterclass. Plus a look at the perils of orchestral playing.

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