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‘I am striving to sound like a voice’ - Session Report: Maria Ioudenitch

2022-12-07T09:39:25.333+00:00

Rita Fernandes talks to violinist Maria Ioudenitch about her forthcoming album

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Technique: Jazz, Indian and Middle Eastern music techniques

2022-12-06T09:42:00+00:00

Double bassist Daphna Sadeh-Neu on teaching techniques for jazz, Indian and Middle Eastern music

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Opinion: how chamber music develops communication and listening skills

2022-12-05T09:31:00+00:00

Violist Rosalind Ventris shares her experience of the transformative power of playing chamber music

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1726 ‘Saveuse’ Stradivari cello: Small is beautiful

2022-12-02T09:20:00+00:00

The 1726 ‘Saveuse’ is one of the smallest cellos Antonio Stradivari ever produced. John Dilworth discovers the unique characteristics of this rare model

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Violinist Thomas Eisner: how I made it to Bayreuth

2022-12-01T08:20:00+00:00

Violinist Thomas Eisner talks about his time with the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

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Inside December's magazine

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Andrew Dipper takes a close look at the 1693 Antonio Stradivari 'Harrison' violin a prime example of the master luthier’s ‘Long Pattern’ and used to be the principal performing instrument of Kyung Wha Chung.

The Czech violinist Pavel Šporcl tells Amanda Holloway about his world-premiere recording of Jan Kubelík’s First Concerto – and why he chooses to play a blue violin.

Thomas Eisner of the London Philharmonic Orchestra reveals what went on when he joined the orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival this past summer.

Born 275 years ago François Xavier Tourte, displayed his creativity in every bow he crafted. Paul Childs compares and contrasts two examples from his late period.

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Repetitive practice: Once more, with feeling

Pedro de Alcantara provides tips on bringing creativity and intentionality into your practice time

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Violinist Thomas Eisner: how I made it to Bayreuth

Violinist Thomas Eisner talks about his time with the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

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Violinist and composer Felix Yaniewicz – father of the first Edinburgh Festival

David Kettle discovers the history of the 18th-century Polish–Lithuanian violinist, composer and entrepreneur Felix Yaniewicz

Albert Sammons

‘Music is part of our existence, even under shell-fire’: String players of the Great War

In our August 2014 issue, Tully Potter tells the extraordinary tales of some of the myriad string players caught up in the action of the 1914-18 war

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Black community orchestras in the US: Hidden histories

During America’s 20th-century social inequalities, African American musicians set up their own community orchestras, Eliesha Nelson traces their history and legacy

1986 Silver Medalist Leonidas Kavakos at Awards Ceremony - (c) International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

How to win without winning - Competitions: The competitive advantage

Charlotte Gardner asks industry leaders for their top competition advice

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Masterclass: Beethoven Grosse Fuge op.133

Belcea Quartet violist Krzysztof Chorzelski guides us on a journey that requires courage from both listener and performer

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Technique: Scale and arpeggio practice

Violinist Andrea Gajic gives hints and tips on practising scales and arpeggios

Technique: Jazz, Indian and Middle Eastern music techniques

Double bassist Daphna Sadeh-Neu on teaching techniques for jazz, Indian and Middle Eastern music

Masterclass: Hummel Potpourri for viola and piano

Violist Timothy Ridout considers the endless invention and simple elegance of a work written for popular appeal

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Repetitive practice: Once more, with feeling

Pedro de Alcantara provides tips on bringing creativity and intentionality into your practice time

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Violinist Thomas Eisner: how I made it to Bayreuth

Violinist Thomas Eisner talks about his time with the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

Yaniewicz portrait with frame high res colour adjusted (2)

Violinist and composer Felix Yaniewicz – father of the first Edinburgh Festival

David Kettle discovers the history of the 18th-century Polish–Lithuanian violinist, composer and entrepreneur Felix Yaniewicz

Albert Sammons

‘Music is part of our existence, even under shell-fire’: String players of the Great War

In our August 2014 issue, Tully Potter tells the extraordinary tales of some of the myriad string players caught up in the action of the 1914-18 war

Orchestra noir Night at the Symphony Shot - FINAL

Black community orchestras in the US: Hidden histories

During America’s 20th-century social inequalities, African American musicians set up their own community orchestras, Eliesha Nelson traces their history and legacy

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‘The scent of fraud hangs about him’ - The Brothers Abell: Secrets and Lies

Follow the lives of two brothers embroiled scandals, lies and violins

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The most important violin in the world? - The 1716 ‘Messiah’ Stradivari violin

Stradivari’s 1716 ‘Messiah’ violin has beguiled with its pristine condition for 300 years, despite having remained mute for most of that time. John Dilworth examines the mystique surrounding this enigmatic instrument that still refuses to give up its secrets

Great Instruments

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The most important violin in the world? - The 1716 ‘Messiah’ Stradivari violin

Stradivari’s 1716 ‘Messiah’ violin has beguiled with its pristine condition for 300 years, despite having remained mute for most of that time. John Dilworth examines the mystique surrounding this enigmatic instrument that still refuses to give up its secrets

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