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Blog > Choosing Between the Violin and Viola? Why Not Play Both?
by Emily E. Hogstad | September 11th, 2017

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I play both violin and viola, and I’d never have it any other way. Yes, remaining proficient on both takes more practice time, and yes, it’s more expensive to pay for upkeep on two instruments and bows…but it’s totally worth [...] more >>

Composers > Inspiration > Poetic Muse - Edward Elgar and Caroline Alice Roberts
by Georg Predota | September 4th, 2017

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Edward Elgar and Caroline Alice Roberts

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Rudyard Kipling wrote, “Pleasant the snaffle of Courtship, improving the manners and carriage; But the colt who is wise will abstain from the terrible thorn-bit of Marriage.” The Irish poet Thomas Moore had a similar take on that mysterious and [...] more >>