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    Lessons with Szigeti


    Arnold Steinhardt tells Ariane Todes about learning from the master

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    Masterclass: A guide to playing English folk music


    In the April 2014 issue of The Strad, folk fiddler Sam Sweeney gives a guide to playing English folk music. Here he plays the traditional tune Blew Bell Hornpipe, displaying some of the ornamentation and techniques he discusses in the article. Buy The Strad's digital magazine now:

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    Practice Diary: The Miró Quartet - part one


    In the November issue, second violinist William Fedkenheuer explains how the four players prepare for a recording of Schubert's Quartettsatz. Here he goes into more detail regarding tempo and intonation

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    Szigeti as teacher: Frances Kramer


    In the October 2013 issue, violinist Arnold Steinhardt recalls how he spent the summer of 1962 studying with Joseph Szigeti at his home in Switzerland. Just three years after Steinhardt's year with the great musician (pictured), violinist Frances Kramer wrote this account, published in the November 1965 edition, ...

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    Szigeti as teacher: Andrew Watkinson


    Andrew Watkinson, violinist and teacher at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, remembers how he met and studied with Joseph Szigeti in 1970:'I was 16 years old at the time, and I’d secured a university place, but I was looking for something to do as a gap ...