No. 184, August 2010

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Livin' in Western Swing Time

For Johnny Gimble, America's greatest fiddle player, it's all just jazz
By Christopher Roberts

Pure Korngold

Renaud Capuçon steps into the spotlight with a celebrity concerto straight from the silver screen
By Laurence Vittes

Colburn School's Heifetz Studio Links Past to Future

Living museum houses Heifetz' belongings and educator Robert Lipsett
By Katie Robbins

Find Your Alt-style Sanctuary

3 college programs that speak another string language
By Rory Williams

How Much Should You Spend on a College Instrument

In the hunt for a suitable college-level stringed instrument, experts urge patience By Patrick Sullivan

Center Stage
Cellist Tina Guo Knows How to Rock the House But there's more to this gifted string player than glamazon looks and heavy-metal stylings
By Louise Lee

In Print
In Print 'Shostakovich in Dialogue,' plus new editions of 'Dido's Lament,' Joplin's 'Treemonisha,' wedding favorites, and more

Master Class
Rode's Caprices Are More Than a Mere Violin Study Learn to appreciate the musicality in these 24 marvelous miniatures
By Axel Strauss

Miscellany
MISCELLANY The Sound of Music
By Greg Cahill

New Products
New Products E.Wilfer violins, Frirsz tailpieces, Mighty Bright Orchestra Light, NS Electric Strings. Classic gear: Dominant Strings

News & Notes
News & Notes Michael Tilson-Thomas shapes new world on World Wide Web, Takako Nishizaki records Suzuki evergreens, and more, plus News Briefs

News Spotlight
Baroque Meets Bluegrass in a Nashville Performance Program The Music City Baroque Fiddling Project is building a bridge between the classical and country music worlds
By Robert L. Doerschuk

On My Music Stand
An American Masterwork That Finds Something to Believe In Kevin Puts' 'Credo' is a contemporary commentary on turbulent times
By John Largess

On Record
On Record 'Paul Tortelier: The Great EMI Recordings,' and other CD reviews
By Laurence Vittes

On Stage
On Stage Repin premieres the MacMillan Violin Concerto
By Andrew Palmer

Play It!
Play This Epic Track from Radiohead's 'OK Computer' A string quartet arrangement of 'Paranoid Android,' a modern rock classic
By Eric Gorfain

Practical Musician
Marketing Strategies: 5 Tips to Consider Before You Tweet Twitter can be a powerful marketing tool, if you follow a few simple rules
By Cory Ramey

Strings 101
Bowing Basics: Control the Speed of Your Bow 4 simple exercises that can help you manage speed or maintain consistent tone
By Leah Hollingsworth

Strings Trade
Strings Trade A rare 16th-century violin fit for a king, and more, plus Bench Marks
By Erin Shrader

Teaching Strings
How to Teach Beginning Teen Students Effectively 4 breakthrough strategies you can use with adolescent players
By Katie Robbins

Your Instrument
Protect Your Investment. Follow These Bow-Care Basics How to guarantee good health, good service, and a long life for your bow
By Erin Shrader

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