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'If you learn something slowly, you forget it slowly. If you learn it quickly, you forget it almost immediately'

Here's ‪#‎violinist +itzhak perlman, who is interviewed in our July issue, talking about practising:

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Four instruments from the same tree, varnished from the same pot, played by a single quartet...

Does this make a better ensemble?

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'I look for good posture and a relaxed and well-developed right and left hand before approaching vibrato'

6 rules for teaching young ‪#‎violinists‬ by University of Hartford Suzuki instructor Teri Einfeldt

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The +University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre and Dance has appointed Danielle Belen as associate professor of #violin:

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'It is a common belief that all great musicians began their glittering careers when they were scarcely out of nappies'

When is the best age for a child to start learning a stringed instrument?

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'A no-nonsense account of Vivaldi's famous foursome' ― #violinist +Anne Akiko Meyers in The Four Seasons, +The Strad Reviews:

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'When you stop thinking about shifting, the immediate improvement in ease and accuracy is easy to feel and hear'

Need help with your shifting? 8 pieces of advice from +The Strad:

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Today's mystery instrument was published in +The Strad's May 1930 issue, praised as 'one of the best specimens of this maker's art'. But who was he?
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Here's jazz #violinist Didier Lockwood, who is interviewed in The Strad's July issue, in a unique interpretation of Over the Rainbow:

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Here's our July 2014 cover star, Baiba Skride, performing Eichberg's 'Qilaatersorneq' at the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition of Belgium in 2001 - which she won:

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The 1710 Guarneri #cello, formerly on loan to the late Russian #cellist Alexander Ivashkin, has been named the 'Ivashkin' Guarneri:

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Here's ‪#‎violinist‬ +itzhak perlman, who is interviewed in +The Strad's July issue, in a classic Mozart performance with ‪#‎violist Pinchas Zukerman:

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