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Original quotes from Paul Silverthorne, with
classical music agony aunt ALICE McVEIGH

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Dear readers: I've just finished writing a feature for The Strad magazine. There were several highlights, of which more later (Karine Georgian, Guy Johnston, Vadim Repim, Rysanov) but first, these excerpts from an interview with violist Paul Silverthorne, a truly original thinker:

On the role of the violist:

Being a violist is not a physical thing so much as a state of mind ... To be a violist you've got to be interested in how things work...

Copyright © 25 July 2014 Alice McVeigh, Kent UK

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