We examine the legacy of string teacher Paul Rolland and ask whether female luthiers face discrimination in this day and age. James Ehnes gives us his Sentimental Work, and Viktoria Mullova tells of her Life Lessons. Plus a Masterclass with Carolin Widmann.
The 1724 ‘Cecil’ is that rare thing: a genuine Stradivari violin that has gone virtually unreported for the past three centuries.
Hilary Hahn talks about Bach and we discover how Brescian instruments developed. Edicson Ruiz gives a double bass Masterclass and we learn the secrets of orchestral auditions. Plus Rachel Podger’s Sentimental Work
The Strad Calendar 2019 brings together twelve of the finest instruments ever made by Antonio Stradivari. The collection includes ten
Maxim Vengerov talks about his lifelong learning curve and we learn the teaching methods of Heifetz, Gingold and Galamian. There’s a look at conservatoire auditions and Guy Johnston discusses Mendelssohn in Masterclass. Plus Sartory, Guadagnini and Aldo Parisot in this 144-page bumper issue
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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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Bundle contains 5 different posters:
- ‘Vieuxtemps’ Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ 1741 poster
- Nicolas Lupot violin 1808 poster
- Antonio Stradivari ‘Messiah’ violin 1716 poster
- Antonio Stradivari ‘Dancla’ violin 1708 poster
- Antonio Stradivari ‘Benvenuti’ Violin 1727 poster
We look at Leonard Bernstein’s contributions to string music and investigate the development of the French bow button. Joshua Bell gives a Masterclass on Bruch and Jennifer Koh gives her Sentimental Work.
Plus a FREE guide to the inaugural Tokyo Stradivarius Festival
Notes and articles from the workshop of Koen Padding. Edited by Helen Michetschläger.