String repertoire comes in various forms of complexity, so it’s no surprise that memorising an entire piece can feel daunting at times. Here are some articles to help with memorisation.

Latest Memorisation

Laurinel Owen

Should soloists always perform music from memory?


Pointless and terrifying, or essential for musical communication? Playing without the music arouses some strong opinions, finds Laurinel Owen

Aurora - Ben Griffiths

By heart, with heart: memorising an entire symphony


Aurora Orchestra have become renowned for presenting entire symphonies by memory since 2014. Principal double bass Benjamin Griffiths shares his experiences and unexpected joys of memorising entire symphonic works