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Masterclass: Schubert Fantasy for violin and piano – part two

2024-07-17T08:52:09.173+01:00

In the second of a two-part article, violinist Alena Baeva continues the exploration of this epic piece, which she sees as a metaphor for life

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Masterclass: Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider on Elgar’s Violin Concerto

2024-07-10T07:15:00+01:00

The violin soloist, chamber musician and conductor gives practical advice on the great English composer’s noble string work. From November 2010

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Masterclass: Schubert Fantasy for violin and piano – part two

2024-07-17T08:52:09.173+01:00

In the second of a two-part article, violinist Alena Baeva continues the exploration of this epic piece, which she sees as a metaphor for life

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Masterclass: Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider on Elgar’s Violin Concerto

2024-07-10T07:15:00+01:00

The violin soloist, chamber musician and conductor gives practical advice on the great English composer’s noble string work. From November 2010

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Masterclass: violist Tabea Zimmermann on Hindemith Sonata for solo viola op.25 no.1

2024-06-12T08:03:00+01:00

Zimmermann shares a lyrical approach to a characterful, multifaceted work, in this article from April 2015

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Masterclass: Steven Tenenbom, Schumann Märchenbilder

2024-02-07T09:32:00+00:00

The American viola soloist, chamber musician, and teacher explores how to find your own sense of character and flow in the first two contrasting pieces. From March 2019

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Masterclass: Paul Neubauer on Schubert’s Arpeggione Sonata - second and third movements

2023-11-08T09:48:00+00:00

Violist Paul Neubauer considers the merits of a more Classical interpretation for this often over-romanticised work

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Masterclass: Bach’s Cello Suite no.1 in G major arranged for viola

2023-10-11T09:00:00+01:00

Finding the correct articulation and paying close attention to the score is key to performing Bach’s masterpiece, in this guide by Antoine Tamestit

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Masterclass: Cellist Raphael Wallfisch on Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme

2024-06-05T09:01:00+01:00

Wallfisch explores why cellists should investigate the original version of this famous work, in this article from February 2015

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Masterclass: Lynn Harrell on Beethoven’s Cello Sonata no.4

2024-01-31T10:03:00+00:00

Cellist Lynn Harrell considers challenges and contemporary concepts in the first movement of a sonata conceived entirely in the imagination of a deaf composer. From January 2019

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Masterclass: Torleif Thedéen on the Lalo Cello Concerto

2023-11-15T11:00:00+00:00

Cellist Torleif Thedéen discusses how to give a rhythmic, characterful performance of the first movement of this often-neglected work

Gary Hoffman

Masterclass: Brahms Cello Sonata in F major

2023-10-04T08:45:00+01:00

Cellist Gary Hoffman provides practical tips on interpreting this well-known piece, with reference to the composer’s Third Symphony — and his understanding of the human condition

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Masterclass: Christine Hoock on Vanhal Double Bass Concerto

2024-05-08T08:57:00+01:00

In our August 2016 issue, double bassist Christine Hoock emphasises serenity, clarity and flow, and the importance of preparation when tackling the first movement of this overtly Classical piece

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Masterclass: Hoffmeister’s Violone Concerto no.1 in E flat major

2023-09-27T09:00:00+01:00

Double bassist Edicson Ruiz provides help on Hoffmeister’s concerto with Viennese tuning

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Masterclass: Ginastera’s Variaciones concertantes double bass solo

2023-06-14T10:46:00+01:00

Orin O’Brien gives practical advice to help capture the magic and mystery of this most musically satisfying of bass solos

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Masterclass: Dittersdorf Double Bass Concerto, K172

2018-09-24T13:41:00+01:00

Berlin Philharmonic bassist Edicson Ruiz advocates Viennese tuning and a period bow to bring out the best in this sonorous Classical work