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April 2020

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ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER: The German violinist on her Beethoven deep immersion during the composer’s 250th anniversary year, and collaborating with film composer John Williams.

Plus: The Strad’s free Cremona 2020 supplement.

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BUNDLE – In Focus and In Focus 2

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The In Focus anthologies brings together many of the world’s most fascinating stringed instruments, with commentaries by today’s top instrument experts.

Both books feature exceptional high-quality photographs for every featured instrument – front, back and scroll – and will provide inspiration for today’s makers and anyone who enjoys the beauty and variety of stringed instruments.

This bundle includes:

  • In Focus (with new limited edition cover)
  • In Focus 2
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The Strad Print + Online Subscription Package

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The Strad is the world’s most authoritative and influential string music magazine, read by makers, musicians and teachers since 1890. It brings you Interviews with star string players, In-depth articles examining instruments by master makers, reports on the latest advances in instrument research and technology, Masterclass sheet music section and news, comment and analysis from the string music world and more.

Also included with your subscription:

  • Monthly issue in print and as a digital edition
  • Three special supplements and The Strad Directory
  • Archive of digital issues from January 2010
  • Unlimited access to all premium online content
  • Two detailed instrument posters a year

To see our online subscription options click here.

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The Strad Online Subscription

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The Strad is the world’s most authoritative and influential string music magazine, read by makers, musicians and teachers since 1890. It brings you Interviews with star string players, In-depth articles examining instruments by master makers, reports on the latest advances in instrument research and technology, Masterclass sheet music section and news, comment and analysis from the string music world and more.

Included in your online subscription:

  • Twelve digital issues a year available online at thestrad.com
  • Digital versions of special supplements, including
    Accessories, Cremona, String Courses and Degrees
  • An online archive of digital editions back to January 2010
  • Unlimited access to all premium online content at thestrad.com

To see our print + online options click here.

In Focus 2

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The Strad ’s second compilation of fascinating articles, written within the last 5 years, brings together fine instruments by some of the world’s greatest instrument experts. In this new anthology, every instrument has been given three pages to include more close-up photographs, archings, angles and tiny details.

Makers such as Antonio Stradivari and Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ rub shoulders with lesser-known names such as Alfredo del Lungo, David Stirrat and Willem van der Sijde, with each article including biographical details as well as points of interest regarding the instrument’s form and construction. This book is a must for every luthier’s library.

In Focus 2 is published in a soft-back cover.

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March 2020

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KAREN TUTTLE: The American viola pedagogue, who would have turned 100 this month, had a seismic influence on generations of players, as Carlos María Solare explains

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BUNDLE – The Best of Trade Secrets 1, 2, 3 and 4

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Bundle contains:

  • x1 – The Best of Trade Secrets
  • x1 – The Best of Trade Secrets 2
  • x1 – The Best of Trade Secrets 3
  • x1 – The Best of Trade Secrets 4
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February 2020

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Ébène Quartet: The four players tell Charlotte Gardner about the group’s 20th anniversary, their current Beethoven project, and the challenge of finding a new violist

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January 2020

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Lisa Batiashvili discusses her latest projects and we delve into the mysterious world of varnish making. There’s a look at strategies for teaching adolescents, and Leila Josefowicz completes her look at Berg’s Violin Concerto. Plus Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s Sentimental Work.

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The Strad Directory 2020

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Newly published for 2020, the latest edition of The Strad Directory is as indispensable as ever remaining an essential and

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December 2019

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Alberto Giordano and Rudolf Hopfner tell the fascinating story of the 1677 ‘Romanov’ Amati viola: once part of Russia’s Imperial Collection, the instrument displays features of both Nicolò and his son Girolamo II. We also take a look at the Royal Danish Orchestra’s fine instrument collection, and explore casting professional musicians in film and TV roles.

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Nicolò Amati ‘Romanov’ Viola 1677 Poster

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Our posters are shipped separately from other products. One tube can hold up to 10 posters. Save on postage costs by purchasing up to 10 posters per tube today.

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