August 2019

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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

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  • 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
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Weight 0.310 kg
Dimensions 21 x 30 x 0.5 cm
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