Under pressure: Dealing with humidity


Jacqueline Vanasse asks players and experts how to deal with the challenges of changing environments

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Like a lot of musicians, I have travelled to many places. I enjoyed living and performing in France, Spain and Italy, but did not like the season changes in North America; and I nearly gave up the violin in Taiwan after struggling with extreme humidity for a few years, because nobody had told me how changes of climate could affect my instrument or how I might deal with it…

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