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Opinion: On the margins

2021-05-07T10:35:00+01:00

Conservatoires should do more to make 17th-century music a fundamental part of the curriculum, writes Walter Reiter

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Opinion: Follow the science

2021-03-23T20:55:00+00:00

A teacher can never rest on their laurels with a pupil – it’s important to keep observing how things are going and ask questions, says Naomi Yandell

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August

‘We present ourselves in the best way possible on stage, but so much goes on behind the scenes’
American violinist Esther Yoo on competitions, collaborations and the importance of maintaining a positive outlook

‘A player could swap necks on a single instrument, going from Baroque for one performance and modern for the next’
How instrument necksets have been modified over the past 300 years.

The second in Lewis Kaplan's two-part look at Bach's complete Solo Sonatas and Partitas examines the composer’s use of dance forms.

'In the mid-20th century, Herrmann bows sold for the same price as those of Sartory, Fétique and Ouchard' Closely linked to the Knopfs, the Herrmann family of bow makers enjoyed particular success in the 19th century.

Violinist Karen Gomyo on how her new recording of The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires and other works by Astor Piazzolla came into being.

'Assessments of Louise Gautherot's performances by authors both male and female betray some of the underlying gender preferences of the Regency period'. The lives and careers of Louise Gautherot and female violinists of Georgian England

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