August 2019

£5.95 £4.76

Double bassist Leon Bosch discusses his career, and we investigate the bass makers of Manchester. There’s an interview with early music pioneer Eduard Melkus and cellist Johannes Moser gives a Mendelssohn Masterclass. Plus Leonidas Kavakos’s teaching tips

In stock

Description
  • Leon Bosch: The South African-born double bassist gives Kimon Daltas the low-down on commissioning, conducting, his favourite basses and all kinds of other matters
  • Northern British basses: Thomas Martin, George Martin and Martin Lawrence investigate the legacy of William Tarr and the 19th-century bass making boom in and around Manchester
  • Leonidas Kavakos masterclass: The renowned violinist’s Musical Horizons Conservatory is now in its eighth year. Toby Deller attends a session and talks both to participants and Kavakos himself
  • First principles: How did the pioneers of violin making decide on the instrument’s basic form and proportions? François Denis demonstrates the influence of the ancient Greeks
  • Eduard Melkus: Tully Potter speaks to the Austrian violinist and violist who celebrated his 90th birthday last year, while colleagues and former pupils share their memories
  • Anton Lukoszevieze: Life Lessons from the British cellist
  • Opinion: Is orchestral training robbing young players of valuable practice time?
  • Postcard from Brussels: Report from the Queen Elisabeth Competition for violin
  • Postcard from Montreal: The Montreal International Music Competition
  • In Focus: A 1689 cello by Andrea Guarneri
  • Trade Secrets: Making a Tourte-style eye, with French bow maker Victor Bernard
  • My Space: German luthier Lukas Kehnen
  • Making Matters: Joseph Curtin’s quick and simple method for dealing with wolf note
  • Masterclass: Johannes Moser discusses the first movement of Mendelssohn’s Cello Sonata no.2 Technique: Danny Ziemann on walking bass
  • Barry Guy: On Theraps, Xenakis’s work for solo double bass
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
New
Close

The Strad / Digital Amati T-Shirt

£25.00 Excl. VAT Sold by: The Strad Shop

Where Science meets Music…

-20%
Close

October 2010

£6.50 £5.20 Sold by: The Strad Shop

Gidon Kremer discusses a lifetime of pushing boundaries and Truls Mørk talks about the things that mean most to him.

-20%
Close

December 2017

£6.50 £5.20 Sold by: The Strad Shop

Buy the December 2017 issue of The Strad. Includes focus on Stradivari’s final years and the turbulent social and political times in Cremona from 1702 to 1737.

Plus Renaud Capuçon on teaching; Steven Isserlis’ trench cello; double bassist Barry Guy; Dragonetti’s Gasparo da Salò bass and its seismic effect on English luthiery; Trondheim Chamber Music Festival; an 1856 violin by Giuseppe Rocca; luthiers David Finck and Eric Benning; exercises to release tension and improve movement; Daniel Müller-Schott on Shostakovich’s First Cello Concerto

-20%
Close

July 2012

£6.50 £5.20 Sold by: The Strad Shop

In this issue, Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto discusses his experiments in sound, and we find out how Les 24 Violons