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    Flying with a double bass: a checklist

    2016-08-05T00:00:00Z

    Flying with a double bass can be a hugely stressful experience. Tim Woodall gives solutions for making the best of the situation

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    Concert catastrophe: violin knocked from soloist's hands by enthusiastic conductor

    2016-06-20T00:00:00Z

    It's every violinist's worst nightmare... As soloist Rómulo Assis was performing the final movement of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with Orquestra do Norte, conductor Nuno Côrte-Real's enthusiastic gesticulation knocked the instrument from his hands and sent it crashing to the ground. The incident took place at a concert in ...

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    Violinist Nicola Benedetti's bow goes flying

    2014-11-17T00:00:00Z

    As violinist Nicola Benedetti rehearsed for a performance of Shostakovich's First Violin Concerto with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in Edinburgh's Usher Hall last week, her bow went flying in a particularly vigorous passage. Thankfully, no damage was done to the bow. Subscribe to The ...