We report on the restoration of the ‘Paravicini’ Stradivari and Matthew McDonald, the Berlin Philharmonic’s first principal bassist, discusses creative interpretation. Rostropovich is featured in our Great Cellists section, and Natalie Clein gives her thoughts on the Schubert Quintet. Plus Cremona 2017: our annual supplement on the Italian capital of violin making.
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Written by luthiers for luthiers, this third compilation of articles from The Strad’s popular Trade Secrets section brings together over 30 methods and parts of the making process, from casting an f-hole to antiquing. Tools, repair, set-up and bows are some of the many topics included in this volume, with John Dilworth, Joseph Curtin, Jan Špidlen and Francis Kuttner among the contributors.
With 120 pages full of clear, step-by-step instructions, this is another essential addition to any stringed instrument maker's library.