No. 80, August/September 1999

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Hilary Hahn
Fulfilling her promise. By Julia Zaustinsky.

The Arditti Quartet
Taking modern music to the edge. By Claire Sykes.

No Pain, Big Gain
Examining the Feldenkrais Method. By Rozanna Weinberger.

No Pain, Big Gain
Feldenkrais Fundamentals. By Mary VanClay.

NEWS & NOTES
News

Dale Stuckenbruck. News profile of Dale Stuckenbruck, saw player. By Susan M. Barbieri.

IN PERSON
Improvising Strings. String improvisation festival in San Francisco. By Marsha Gonick.

Trio on Tour. Tour of China with the Castalia Trio. By James P. Lyon.

Opposites Detract. Metallica and the SF Symphony in concert. By Ann Leonardi.

Q&A
Grafted Scrolls. The making of scrolls.

Locating the Music of Andre Rieu. Violinist Andre Rieu.

To Our Readers. Weight lifting and violin playing.

Tall Shoulder Rests Revisited.

Comfortable Gig Seating. Seat cushions.

Playing Both Violin and Guitar.

LETTER FROM
Letter from Bingsjostamman. A Swedish folk festival. By Chris Mosey.

PRACTICAL MUSICIAN
To Preserve, Protect, and Defend Practice Time. Guidelines for practicing. By Tom Heimberg.

PLAY IT!
BeauSoleil's "Chanson pour Tommy."  Interview with Michael Doucet about Chanson pour Tommy. By Hollis Taylor.

SHOPTALK
Commission Completed. Process of commissioning an electric violin. By Tracy Silverman.

ON STAGE
Melodies of Spring. Recitalists and Orchestras in New York Review of Concerts. By Edith Eisler.

ON RECORD
A Baroque Bouquet. Music of Rameau, Boyce, and Charpentier. Review of Baroque CDs. By Benjamin Korn

IN PRINT
Party of Four. Backstage Looks at the Lives of String-Quartet Members. Review of Books. By Edith Eisler.

MARKET REPORT
News about the marketplace.

10 Steps to Safeguard Your Instrument from Theft. Guide to protecting your instrument. By Jessamyn Reeves-Brown.

Auction Results. Listing of auction results from February/March 99

Bass Beauty. Highlights a double bass by Montagnana sold at Sotheby's. By Mary VanClay.

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