December 2018

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Vilde Frang talks about collaboration and we examine a case made in Stradivari’s workshop. Mischa Maisky discusses his half-century of performing, and there’s a look at folk songs with the Danish Quartet. Plus violist Bruno Giuranna’s Sentimental Work

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In this issue:

  • Vilde Frang: The Norwegian violinist on her unusual path to international acclaim, and the unlikely pairing of works on her new album
  • Analysing a violin case made in the Stradivari workshop
  • The Danish Quartet on their folk music project
  • Mischa Maisky celebrates a half century in the business
  • The newest techniques for accurately dating instruments – and finding fakes
  • In Focus: A Richard Meares bass viol from 1669
  • Trade Secrets: Bow maker Markus Laine gives a method for filling in gaps in Pernambuco
  • My Space: Florentine luthier Emanuele Abolaffio
  • Making Matters: Steven Sirr and John Waddle with new research on the ’longitudinal arch structure’
  • Life Lessons: The thoughts and memories of German cellist Alban Gerhardt
  • Opinion: String culture must evolve or die
  • Postcard from China: The 2018 Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition
  • Masterclass: Violinist Pablo Hernán Benedí on Schubert’s ‘Death and the Maiden’ Quartet
  • Technique: Gabriel Prynn discusses how to tackle rhythm in modern repertoire
  • Sentimental Work: Bruno Giuranna on Hindemith’s notorious Solo Viola Sonata
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Weight 0.310 kg
Dimensions 21 x 30 x 0.5 cm
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  • Store Name: The Strad Shop
  • Vendor: The Strad Shop
  • Address: 120 Leman Street
    London
    E1 8EU
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