August 2018

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We talk to the Doric Quartet about bows and recordings, and get tips on making arrangements of non-classical works. Anne-Sophie Mutter tells us her Sentimental Work there’s a Beethoven Masterclass and we look back on Henryk Szeryng’s playing career. Plus, the fall and rise of violin making in Hungary.

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In this issue:

  • Doric Quartet: Celebrating two decades together, the UK-based foursome are discovering how Classical-era bows affect their sound and technique
  • The secrets of Lutherie Competitions
  • Meeting the masters of non-classical arrangements
  • Henryk Szeryng at 100: landmark interview with his still living wife Waltraud
  • The Arcadia Quartet on recording Bartók
  • Violin making in Hungary after the fall of communism
  • In Focus: An 1812 Giuseppe Marconcini violin
  • Trade Secrets: US luthier Berl Mendenhall gives his personal method for purfling
  • My Space: Palestinian luthier Shehada Shalalda
  • Making Matters: Restoring an unusual violin that saw action in the First World War
  • Life Lessons: The memories and opinions of Australian violist and composer Brett Dean
  • Opinion: Do string players need to be able to ‘take ownership’ of their own recorded sound?
  • Postcard from China: Report on a chamber music festival and competition in Shanghai
  • Masterclass: Jonathan Brown, violist with the Casals Quartet, on Beethoven’s F major Quartet
  • Technique: Chris West gives tips for double bassists on thumb position
  • Sentimental Work: Anne-Sophie Mutter on what Penderecki’s Metamorphosen means to her
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Weight 0.310 kg
Dimensions 21 x 30 x 0.5 cm
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