November 2022

£5.95

In a North America special, we talk to the Emerson Quartet and investigate black community orchestras in the United States. There’s an interview with violinist–composer Caroline Shaw and Matt Wehling completes his examination of Voirin bows. Plus Nicolas Altstaedt’s Sentimental Work.

 

 

 

 

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  • EMERSON QUARTET – The veteran American foursome will finally disband in the summer of 2023. Bruce Hodges discovers how the group has changed since its formation in 1976
  • BLACK COMMUNITY ORCHESTRAS IN THE US – Violist Eliesha Nelson traces the history of ensembles made up entirely of African American musicians – and discovers a rich and almost unreported story
  • CAROLINE SHAW – The violinist, violist and composer tells Toby Deller about the myriad influences on her work, and why oranges have played an important part in her creative output
  • THE BROTHERS ABELL – Despite being almost polar opposites, Americans Arthur and Edward Abell both became associated with fine instrument collections. Clifford Hall tells their stories
  • SESSION REPORT – For the members of the Chiaroscuro Quartet, Mozart’s three ‘Prussian’ quartets are perfect vehicles for their love of spontaneity, as they explain to Toby Deller
  • FRANÇOIS NICOLAS VOIRIN – Matt Wehling completes his study of the 19th-century French bow maker’s work, examining changes in the bow stick and pointing out the clues to dating his work

Regulars:

  • IN FOCUS – Jonathan Marolle examines a c.1750 violin by Venice-based luthier Santo Serafin
  • TRADE SECRETS – Mark Schnurr demonstrates his method for casting a scroll using foam
  • MY SPACE – The Huthmaker family of violin and bow makers, based in Suwanee, GA, US
  • MAKING MATTERS – How modern technologies can be integrated into the luthier’s arsenal
  • MASTERCLASS – Tips on playing Schumann’s Violin Sonata no.1, with Alexandra Wood
  • TECHNIQUE – Improving sound projection
  • LIFE LESSONS – The memories and opinions of German cellist Thomas Demenga
  • OPINION – How teachers can help students deal with feelings of futility and despair
  • POSTCARD FROM CALIFORNIA – A report from the 2022 Music in the Vineyards festival
  • FROM THE ARCHIVE – From November 1932
  • SENTIMENTAL WORK – Cellist Nicolas Altstaedt on Dvořák’s Piano Trio no.4 ‘Dumky’
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Weight 0.480 kg
Dimensions 21 x 30 x 0.5 cm
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