Guy Rabut, Nicolas Gilles, Antoine Nédélec, Andrea Schudtz – some of the best-known contemporary luthiers have lent their expertise to this latest collection of articles from The Strad’s legendary Trade Secrets section. This 120-page volume also includes groundbreaking research by Hugh Withycombe and Guy Harrison on making varnish pigments, and by Christian Schabbon on using glue. Necks, scrolls, f-holes, arching, edgework, inlay, tools, set-up – this new compilation covers more topics than ever before.
The Best of Trade Secrets 5
Necks, scrolls, f-holes, arching, edgework, inlay, tools, set-up – this new compilation covers more topics than ever before.
|Dimensions||29.5 x 21.5 cm|
In a German-themed issue, Johannes Moser discusses his love of experimental repertoire and we examine the mystery of Jacob Stainer’s birthdate. There’s a Beethoven Session Report with Rachel Podger, and a look at two German lutherie families who found success in the US. Plus double bassist Christine Hoock’s Sentimental Work
James Ehnes, Hilary Hahn, Leonidas Kavakos, Maxim Vengerov, Nikolaj Znaider: some of the violin world's top names have given their thoughts on key works of string repertoire within The Strad's pages. Now, for the first time, Masterclass: Solo Violin brings together articles from the magazine's popular Masterclass section over the past nine years.