July 2018

£5.50

We look at Leonard Bernstein’s contributions to string music and investigate the development of the French bow button. Joshua Bell gives a Masterclass on Bruch and Jennifer Koh gives her Sentimental Work.

Plus a FREE guide to the inaugural Tokyo Stradivarius Festival

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In this issue:

  • Bernstein and strings: the charismatic composer/conductor left a rich body of work with some excellent parts for stringed instruments. Tully Potter assesses his legacy
  • The development of French bow buttons
  • Alisa Weilerstein and the Trondheim Soloists
  • Focus on 21st-century string quartets
  • Baiba Skride on recording Bernstein, Korngold and Rózsa
  • Alternative materials: aramid, flax and carbon fibre
  • In Focus: A 1902 violin by Enrico Rocca
  • Trade Secrets: Andreas Preuss explains his method for copying the purfling of Gagliano
  • My Space: Scottish luthier David Rattray
  • Making Matters: A novel way of completing an instrument’s arching and graduations
  • Life Lessons: Reflections from British cellist Julian Lloyd Webber
  • Opinion: Students should understand why they use the bowings and fingerings they do
  • Postcard from Switzerland: Report from the 2018 Menuhin Competition
  • Masterclass: Joshua Bell on the third movement of Bruch’s Violin Concerto no.1
  • Technique: Brian Hodges offer tips on conquering performance anxiety
  • Sentimental Work: Jennifer Koh on what Kaija Saariaho’s Graal théâtre means to her
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Weight 0.310 kg
Dimensions 21 x 30 x 0.5 cm
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