No. 41, March/April 1994

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Nashville's Rising Star
Alison Krauss Brings Bluegrass into the Mainstream. By Dan Ouellette.

Twentieth-Century Baroque
The Return of Early Bow Designs. By Michael Freyhan.

Beating Time
Kenneth Slowik Pushes the Early-Music Envelope. By Timothy Pfaff.

MARKET REPORT
Fall 1993 auction sales (Bonhams, Christie's, Philips, Sotheby's, Skinner).

NEWS & NOTES

Iona Brown. Profile of the violinist/conductor. By Stephanie von Buchau.

Q&A
Bach suite recordings by Jacqueline du Pre.

Why is the frog called a frog?

Reference books on bow makers? By James N. McKean.

LETTER FROM
The Last Row. The author's view of setting up a chamber-music series. By Elizabeth Dossa.

TEACHERS & STUDENTS
Life after High School: Is a Good Teacher Enough? Tips on how serious music students should choose a college or university program. By Nancy Uscher.

SHOPTALK
A Trip to the Repair Shop. Discussion of common problems in instrument upkeep, and their repairs. By James N. McKean.

MARKET REPORT

The Market in 1993. Slow but Steady. Description of the 1993 year of sales at auction houses and dealers. By Mary VanClay.

ON STAGE
Orchestras and Soloists. An Infinite Variety of Interpretations. Variety of concerts from New York's summer season. By Edith Eisler.

IN PRINT
Opening Musical Doors. Learning How to Improvise. Review of Jazz Improvisation Made Easy, by John Blake and Jody Harmon. By Vicki Citron.

ON RECORD
Music from Terezin. Reviving Lost Talent. Review of recent CD releases focusing on music from inmates of the concentration camp Terezin (WW2). By Joshua Kosman.

Music from Terezin. Reviving Lost Talent. Review of recent CD releases focusing on music from inmates of the concentration camp Terezin (WW2). By Joshua Kosman.

More on Record. Juan Reynoso Plays Sones and Gustos. CD capsule review of Mexican folk dance music for violin. By Stacy Phillips.

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