April 2019

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Augustin Hadelich discusses his new CD and we explore the career of luthier Jacob Stainer. Jan Vogler gives a Schumann Masterclass and there’s a detailed examination of a Persoit bow. Plus Antje Weithaas on the Tchaikovsky Concerto.

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Inside this issue:

  • Augustin Hadelich: The superstar violinist often selects unusual concerto pairings for his recordings. His latest, combining Brahms and Ligeti, is no exception
  • An interview with Alfred Staar from just a month before his death
  • Itamar Zorman on his recording of works by Paul Ben-Haim
  • Tan Dun and Eldbjørg Hemsing on a new concerto inspired by the victims of conflict
  • Life Lessons: Bulgarian violinist and Vienna Philharmonic concertmaster Albena Danailova
  • Opinion: The plight of young German musiciansReport from the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
  • Masterclass: Cellist Jan Vogler discusses playing Schumann’s Fantasiestücke op.73
  • Technique: Tips for violists on achieving a good balance between the chin and left thumb
  • Sentimental Work: Antje Weithaas expounds on her love of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto
  • New evidence casting doubt on the belief that Jacob Stainer trained in Cremona
  • How German luthiers essentially founded Naples’ lutherie tradition, paving the
  • way for the Gaglianos
  • A detailed analysis of a single bow by Persoit, showing how he achieved a light appearance
  • In Focus: A 1920 violin made by the Markneukirchen-based luthier Paul Dörfel
  • Trade Secrets: Hans Pluhar’s method of making and inserting purfling
  • My Space: German luthier Christian Adam
  • Making Matters: Stefan Krattenmacher on the possibilities afforded by using fruitwoods
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