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On stress in the firsts,
with classical music agony aunt ALICE McVEIGH

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? 'Hi Alice,

Aren't you glad now that violin is your second instrument?

Love,
'Andrew C

STUDY SUGGESTS ORCHESTRAL FIRST VIOLINS EXPERIENCE HIGHEST STRESS LEVELS

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AliceDear Andrew,

Yes: and this isn't the first study that's suggested that first violins (and the conductor, but hey, he gets paid to suffer!!!)

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