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A string duo arrangement of Widor’s Toccata!

Roger has just completed a string duo arrangement of the euphoric Widor Toccata. This famous composition was originally written for the organ and, by exemplifying all of that instrument’s specialist characteristics, it creates a mood of grandeur, emotion and manic energy. It’s often used as wedding ceremony music for the couple’s exit. Making it work […]

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The Most Beautiful String Playing in the World

This week we’re performing eight new arrangements of music for weddings at the weekend so it’s quite a busy time. But while driving to a rehearsal in Peterborough today I was completely inspired by the most marvellous recording of  Heifetz  playing encore pieces. So far my favourite tracks are Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair, […]

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In Praise of Heifetz

As well as playing wedding quartets and wedding music, all members of Fedora Strings give concerts and recitals and are enthusiastic teachers. One of the most inspiring ways to enhance your own playing is listening to the interpretations the best players; and You Tube is wonderful in that it offers almost endless free opportunities to […]

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