June 2018

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We complete our analysis of the ‘Vieuxtemps’ Guarneri, with Anne Akiko Meyers’ views on playing the priceless violin. There’s a look at the pitfalls of playing outdoors, we go in search of Stradivari’s ‘lost’ mould, and Kyung Wha Chung gives her Life Lessons.

Plus Accessories 2018: your guide to strings, bridges, rosin, pickups, and much more.

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In this issue:

The ‘Vieuxtemps’ Guarneri ‘Del Gesù’: part two of an in-depth study of the world’s most expensive instrument, plus Anne Akiko Meyers discusses playing it

The golden rules for playing outdoors

The life and times of trailblazing Afro-Cuban violinist Joseph White

John Eliot Gardiner’s pioneering Monteverdi Apprentices

Tracing the evidence for a lost Stradivari mould

In Focus: A 1701 cello by David Tecchler

Trade Secrets: Ken Altman’s device for extracting a pearl slide from a bow frog

My Space: The workshop of Austrian luthier Hans Pluhar

Making Matters: The tricky subject of fingerboard dimensions and curves

Life Lessons: The memories and reflections of South Korean violinist Kyung Wha Chung

Opinion: Not all instrumentalists are natural performers

Masterclass: Adrian Butterfield gives his thoughts on Handel’s Violin Sonata in G minor

Technique: Gwen Thompson-Robinow discusses flexibility in the right hand

Sentimental Work: Pekka Kuusisto discusses Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto no.1 in D major

We also bring you news of the latest competitions, products and auctions, and comprehensive reviews of concerts, CDs and books.

Plus, Accessories 2018: your guide to strings, bridges, rosin, pickups, and much more

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