Violinist Nicola Benedetti and cellist Steven Isserlis feature in this new short film showing them tutoring pupils from Scotland’s national music school, St Mary’s in Edinburgh.
The teenage pupils on the brink of leaving the school are violinist Sophie Williams and cellist Hugh MacKay.
Norwegian early music specialist Rolf Lislevand plays the 1679 ‘Sabionari’ Stradivari, the only guitar by the maker which is currently playable.
The piece is a Tarantela by Spanish Baroque composer Santiago de Murcia.
Read: The ‘Sabionari’ Stradivarius guitar, 1679 [gallery]