February 2019

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In a French special we talk to cellist Bruno Philippe and investigate Eugène Sartory’s infamous court case. Philippe Graffin tracks down a lost version of an Ysaÿe sonata and Nicolas Gilles reveals his oil varnish recipe. Plus Gautier Capuçon, François Rabbath, and Daniel Hope on Franck

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In this issue:

 

  • Bruno Philippe: The young French cellist, releasing his first album as an official Harmonia Mundi artist, talks gut strings, competitions, and the pros and cons of old and new instruments
  • Jacques-Pierre Thibout: His evolution through ten instruments
  • Session Report: Leila Josefowicz on Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s Violin Concerto
  • Eugène Sartory: the story of a long court case over imitations
  • Philippe Graffin on discovering a lost Ysaÿe Sonata
  • What makes South Korean violinistsso successful in competitions?
  • In Focus: Roland Baumgartner examines an 1893 violin by Gustave Bernardel
  • Trade Secrets: Nicolas Gilles’s detailed and intricate method for making oil varnish
  • My Space: Noémie Viaud, a French luthier now living and working in Denmarklatt
  • Making Matters: Geerten Verberkmoes on the unusual techniques of the French maker Benoit Joseph Boussu
  • Life Lessons: The thoughts, opinions and wisdom of double bassist François Rabbath
  • Postcard from China: The Shanghai Conservatory of Music’s Viva la Viola festival
  • Masterclass: Daniel Hopeon the second movement of the Franck Violin Sonata
  • Technique: Double bassist Alex Henerygives tips on controlling left-hand finger pressure
  • Sentimental Work: Gautier Capuçonon his love for Schumann’s cello and piano works
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