Another element to consider is how to turn all these notes into musical sentences and to not be afraid to include more space within the music.'

The National Centre for Early Music, working alongside string players from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, has launched a Baroque String Playing resource page, including video demonstrations and explanations from OAE players. Funded by Youth Music, the resource explores the style and interpretation of 18th-century music for violin, viola and cello, and is designed especially for advanced students (grade 6 and above) and their teachers.

Here, violinist Helen Kruger discusses phrasing in the Giga from Bach's Solo Partita no.2. Watch her perform the work below:

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