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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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Early vibrato was one aspect of a vastly different sound world

2019-09-06T12:00:00+01:00

A response to Beverly Jerold’s article 'Did early string players use continuous vibrato?' by Kevin Class

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