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Ask Alice, with Alice McVeigh

On liquid spillage and string instrument varnish,
with Classical Music agony aunt ALICE McVEIGH

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? 'Dear Alice,

I admit to being a little paranoid about germs, being asthmatic, and carry a plastic hand sterilizing lotion, which I use before I ever play my double bass.

Sadly, I spilled a little of this right onto my bass yesterday evening before a rehearsal in a church, and it seems to have peeled off a small portion of the varnish...

Copyright © 10 February 2012 Alice McVeigh, Kent UK

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