‘Shall I ever be the same again?’ - From the Archive: March 1914


After a long break from the violin, how can amateur violinists ease themselves back into playing? Regular correspondent ‘Lancastrian’ (Dr William Hardman) gives his thoughts

All is ready, the bow tightened and rosined, and the violinist puts the violin up to his chin. How heavy it feels: how awkward the position: the bow, methinks, too, has increased ounces in weight!…

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