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Tchaikovsky - Rococo Variations

Michael Cox demonstrates and teaches how to prepare this tricky orchestral excerpt
for an orchestral audition or performance.

Sibelius - Belshazzar's Feast

Join Michael Cox, first flute of the BBC Symphony Orchestra in this 45 minute long masterclass on Sibelius’ Belshazzar’s Feast
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