No. 75, January 1999

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Portrait of a Quartet
The Kronos reaps the rewards of 25 years of not fitting the mold. By Derk Richardson.

The Vienna Sound
Exploring Its Mysteries at the Attergau Summer Institute. By Edith Eisler.

Jacqueline du Pre Remembered
A life of triumph and tragedy. By Mary VanClay.

NEWS & NOTES

The International Laureates Chamber Music Festival. Profile of Eduard and Laura Schmieder's new festival. By Christopher Whiting.

Q&A
String Length and Gauge. Explanation of what string length and gauge mean. By James N. McKean.

To Our Readers. Query about finding other players over age 50.

Finger Flexibility. Advice on preventing loss of finger flexibility from age. By Sarah Freiberg.

Finger Flexibility. Advice on preventing loss of finger flexibility from age. By Jana Luckey.

Information on Harnoy. Finding information on cellist Ofra Harnoy.

Ear Training. How to improve your sense of pitch or "ear." By Jana Luckey.

LETTER FROM
Letter from Interlochen. Participating in the inaugural National Youth Orchestra Festival. By Diane Persin.

PRACTICAL MUSICIAN
Bridging the Gap Between Classical and Traditional Music. Fiddling vs. classical styles and how to switch. By Pat Talbert.

PLAY IT!
Remembering J.T. Perkins. Contest fiddler J.T. Perkins and transcriptions of his music. By Jim Wood.

ON STAGE
New York Festivals. From Mozart to Modernism Review of New York concerts. By Edith Eisler.

IN PRINT
Looking Backward. Newly Published Cello and Piano Works, 1912-68. Review of republished music from earlier in the 20th century. By Sarah Freiberg.

ON RECORD
From Old Russia to Hollywood. New CDs Show Composers' Influences. Review of CDs of Russian and contemporary music. By Russell Platt.

SHORT TAKES
From Delius to Dancing Music. Recordings Review of CD of violinist Georg Kulenkampff. By Russell Platt.

From Delius to Dancing Music. Recordings Review of Tasmin Little's CD of Delius sonatas. By Edith Eisler.

From Delius to Dancing Music. Recordings Review of CDs by the Szaszcsavas Band. By Stacy Phillips.

From Delius to Dancing Music. Books Review of Frank Ferrel's book "Music for the Feet." By Hollis Taylor.

From Delius to Dancing Music. Books Review of Valerie Walden's book "One Hundred Years of Violoncello." By Sarah Freiberg.

MARKET REPORT

How to Sell an Instrument. Examining the different ways to sell an instrument. By Jana Luckey.

Original sketch of Paganini makes a rare appearance at auction. An original, contemporaneous drawing of Paganini sold at auction. By Mary VanClay.

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