Christian Tetzlaff discusses Bach and we investigate Vuillaume’s self-rehairing bow, David Garrett’s Sentimental Work and the results of the largest ever ‘old vs new’ blind-testing experiment. Plus a comprehensive history of vibrato on record.
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British soloist Lawrence Power talks about his adventures with the viola, and luthiers share their experiences of collaborative making. There’s an insight into the psychology of teaching adult beginners, and we explore some of the 20th century’s most complex repertoire. Plus an in-depth look at a Domenico Busan viola.
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.