March 2018

£5.50 £4.40

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.

In stock

Description

In this issue:

  • Viola player Lawrence Power talks about playing different instruments, good string teaching and why it’s important to challenge conventional wisdom
  • Collaborative making: luthiers finding success in combining their talents
  • Examining the notions of the ‘polyphonic performer’ and the ‘complete instrument’ in contemporary music
  • How to overcome the challenges and reap the rewards of teaching adult beginners
  • Evidence from Stradivari’s workshop that instrument cases were once made there

Plus: In Focus features a c.1776 viola by Domenico Busan; George Yu explains his method for clamping a centre joint in Trade Secrets; My Space features the workshop of Ukrainian luthier Orest Putsentela; plus measuring a piece of wood’s density before carving in Making Matters.

In our monthly Masterclass, Julian Rachlin discusses the first two movements of Brahms’s Viola Sonata no.1; Grigory Kalinovsky on achieving perfect articulation in the left hand in Technique; the four string members of the Schubert Ensemble tells us their Life Lessons; plus Jennifer Stumm on what Rebecca Clarke’s Viola Sonata in Sentimental Work.

We also bring you news of the latest competitions, products and auctions, and comprehensive reviews of concerts, CDs and books.

Additional information
Weight 0.310 kg
Dimensions 21 x 30 x 0.5 cm
Vendor Info

Vendor Information

  • Store Name: The Strad Shop
  • Vendor: The Strad Shop
  • Address: 120 Leman Street
    London
    E1 8EU
  • No ratings found yet!
More Products
Hot
Strad print and online subscription
Close

The Strad Print + Online Subscription Package

Sold by: The Strad Shop

The Strad is the world’s most authoritative and influential string music magazine, read by makers, musicians and teachers since 1890. It brings you Interviews with star string players, In-depth articles examining instruments by master makers, reports on the latest advances in instrument research and technology, Masterclass sheet music section and news, comment and analysis from the string music world and more.

Also included with your subscription:

  • Monthly issue in print and as a digital edition
  • Three special supplements and The Strad Directory
  • Archive of digital issues from January 2010
  • Unlimited access to all premium online content
  • Two detailed instrument posters a year

To see our online subscription options click here.

-20%
Close

August 2013

£6.50 £5.20 Sold by: The Strad Shop

US violist David Aaron Carpenter explains how he’s using star power to broaden the appeal of his instrument. We report

SaleNew
Close

The Strad 2021 Bundle

£94.96 £71.22 Excl. VAT Sold by: The Strad Shop
Close

Antonio Stradivari ‘Messiah’ violin 1716 poster

£19.95 Excl. VAT Sold by: The Strad Shop

Our posters are shipped separately from other products. One tube can hold up to 10 posters. Save on postage costs by purchasing up to 10 posters per tube today.