No. 157, March 2008

No. 157, March 2008

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A Life in Music
At age four, Zuill Bailey fell headfirst into the cello—literally—and he's never looked back By James Reel

Man on a Mission
Florestan Trio violinist Anthony Marwood on giving voice to the music By James Reel

Summer Study Guide
Our 2008 Summer Study Guide listings should help you find the perfect level of music activity, whether it's several intense weeks of study and practice, or a camp that incorporates a little time for pure summer leisure

News & Notes
Big Daddy Pinchas Zuckerman's hand-picked quintet
Mozart page pricetag breaks records; remembering Jacqueline du Pré; Itzhak Perlman takes the podium; Oberlin Conservatory's new program; the Boston Symphony Orchestra tenures 23-year-old; and more; plus Bench Marks By Rory Williams

Practical Musician
Podcasting 101 The ability to share your recorded performances is just a few clicks away By Charles Laux

Strings 101
World of Possibilities Learn to devise the best cello fingerings By Benjamin Whitcomb

Play It!
Flying Solo A Baroque solo-cello piece offers plenty of adventure By Sarah Freiberg

Master Class
Up Close and Personal Elliott Carter's quartet cycle personifies a unique musical vision By Masumi Per Rostad

On Record
Great Scott! Quartet San Francisco fetes the fare of eclectic composer Raymond Scott
Nigel Kennedy's Polish Spirit; Locatelli Trio plays Tartini; the Yings do Dim Sum; Jan Vogler's My Tunes; and Tokyo String Quartet's Beethoven

In Print
Heartstrings A viola transcription of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor?
Debussy: The Quiet Revolutionary; Championship Contest Fiddling: 45 Transcriptions from 15 Championship Rounds; plus Briefly Noted

Advertiser Index
Strings 157 Advertiser Index A list of the advertisers from the March 2008 issue

New Products
New Products Guardelli fittings with crystals, high-end music stands, and a hybrid bow from Eastman By Erin Shrader

Balancing Act Country fiddler Andrea Zonn blends a love for Bach and a knack for playing bluegrass By Kerry Dexter

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