No. 91, January 2001
Stringletter

No. 91, January 2001

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Jian Wang.
An Extraordinary Journey. By Andrew Palmer.

The Road Less Traveled.
Violinist Michelle Makarski Shows Pioneering Spirit. By Edith Eisler.

Merging Traditions.
Folk Fiddling Takes Root at a Swedish Conservatory. By Suzy Thompson.

NEWS & NOTES

Sweet Strings in South Central L.A. Profile of a Program Teaching Violin to Underprivileged KIds. By Amy Reeves.

Q&A
A Cello with No Name. Advice About an Unlabeled, New Chinese Cello. By Richard Ward.

To Our Readers. Questions About Checking Intonation While Playing.

Baggage Woes Revisited. Advice on Traveling with Instruments.

LETTER FROM
Letter from Baltimore. Report from the World Cello Congress III. By Sarah Freiberg.

PRACTICAL MUSICIAN.
Street Performance for Pleasure and Profit. How to Busk Successfully. By Heidi Montgomery.

PLAY IT!
Gregson's New Concerto. Interview with Edward Gregson on His New Violin Concerto. By Andrew Palmer.

ON RECORD
Strange Bedfellows. A Shared Anniversary Links Disparate Composers CD Review: recordings of composers with a 2001 anniversary. By Benjamin Ivry.

IN PRINT
Super for Students. New Arrangements Bring Out the Best in Beginning to Advanced Groups, review of sheet music arrangements for student ensembles. By Nancy Coade.

ON STAGE
A Splendid Start. Debuts and Premieres Open the New York Season, concert reviews in New York City. By Edith Eisler.

SHORT TAKES
Reaching Past Repertoire Boundaries.

Recordings CD review: Lydbilleder, by Evald Thomsen. By Stacy Phillips.

Recordings CD review: The Raven Project, by Anna Schaad. By Hollis Taylor.

Recordings CD review: Surrounded by Angels, by Patti Weiss. By Christopher Whiting.

Recordings CD review: Devil's Dance, by Gil Shaham. By Edith Eisler.

Recordings CD review: John Corigliano Phantasmagoria, by Yo-Yo Ma. By Edith Eisler.

Books book review: Performing Baroque Music, by Mary Cyr. By Sarah Freiberg.

Books book review: 20th-Century Music for Young String Students, by Margaret Farish. By Benjamin Simon.

MARKET REPORT 

An Inside Look at Instrument Loans. Sources for instrument loans and how they're made. By Steven Welp.

Auction Results. Results of September and October 2000 instrument auctions.

ENCORE
An Ovation for Ole. Report on the renovation of a statue of violinist Ole Bull. By Susan M. Barbieri.


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