No. 83, January 2000

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Hiring the Boss
How orchestra players influence the search for a new conductor. By Jana Luckey.

Birmingham Warms up to Oramo
By Andrew Palmer.

Wolff Moves On
By Susan M. Barbieri.

Departures
By Mary VanClay.

Franz Welser-Möst
A new face at the Cleveland Orchestra. By Christopher Whiting.

Ralph Kirshbaum
A player, teacher, and festival organizer champions the cello. By Edith Eisler.

Gigging Fiddler Kenny Kosek
Life without a Day Job. By Stacy Phillips.

NEWS & NOTES
News

Shostakovich and the Emerson String Quartet. News profile of the Emerson String Quartet. By Robert Moon.

IN PERSON
Celebrating Starker's 75th. Festivities and events for Janos Starker's birthday. By Jeffrey Solow.

Instrument Displays in Italy. Exhibitions in Cremona. By Patricia Kaden.

Composing for the Screen. Music in recent films. By Edith Eisler.

Anchorage Fiddle Camp for Kids. Children's fiddle camp in Alaska. By Stacy Phillips.

Q&A
Inserting and Removing Labels. The mechanics of inserting labels. By James McKean.

Selling Instruments On-Line. Web sites for selling stringed instruments. By Jessamyn Reeves-Brown.

To Our Readers. Waterproof canvas for a cello case.

Internalizing Rhythms. Using your voice to play better.

LETTER FROM
Letter from Havana. New England Conservatory Youth Philharmonic Tour. By Carolyn Ellis.

ON STAGE
A New Season in New York. Concerts for the Turn of the Century Review of Concerts. By Edith Eisler.

IN PRINT
Cellists' Choice, Part II. A Guide to the Editions. Second part of guide to cello repertoire. By Jeffrey Solow.

ON RECORD
The Road Less Traveled. An Exploration of Unfamiliar Works. CDs of lesser-known composers, performers, and labels. By Sarah Freiberg.

SHORT TAKES
Cello to Chickasaw. Recordings French National Orchestra. CD. By Russell Platt

Cello to Chickasaw. Recordings Rostropovich. Live CD. By Edith Eisler.

Cello to Chickasaw. Recordings Circle of Faith. By Hollis Taylor.

Cello to Chickasaw. Recordings Scattering Stars like Dust, a Persian CD. By Stacy Phillips.

Cello to Chickasaw. Books Planet Musician, the Contemporary Violinist. By Mark Chung.

MARKET REPORT
News about the marketplace.

Picking a Violin Pickup. Review of violin pickups. By Stacy Phillips.

Auction Results. Listing of auction results from September/October '99.

ENCORE
Isaac Stern's Life in Music. News of Isaac Stern's new autobiography. By Mary VanClay.

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