No. 270, October 2017
Stringletter

No. 270, October 2017

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Electric Avenue

Violinist Mark Wood on his Electrify Your Strings program, and how it’s shaking up string education

By David Templeton

 

Rung by Rung

A new buy-one-give-one program between manufacturer, dealers, and orchestra provides instruments to students in need

By Cristina Schreil

 

Double Tap

6 rising stars on the power of Instagram

Compiled by Stephanie Powell

 

Friendship First

Cellist Jan Vogler and his trio venture into ‘New Worlds’ with Bill Murray

By Thomas May

 

The Transfiguration of Caroline Goulding

The young violinist embarks on a journey of self-discovery set against the wild landscape of rural Montana

By Whitney Phaneuf

 

Editor’s Note

 

News & Notes

Cellist Matt Haimovitz premieres Philip Glass’ Partita No. 2 for solo cello; Alan Gilbert heads to Hamburg; plus Milestones; 5 Minutes with...violinist Johan Dalene; and more

 

Curtain Call

Cellist Raphael Wallfisch on the unparalleled beauty of Beethoven’s Sonata, Op. 102, No. 2, in D major

 

What’s in the Case?

Cellist David Finckel on his lineup of instruments that serve the music

 

Tales of the Trade

The 20-year evolution of Yamaha’s Silent Violin

 

Your Instrument

Bow makers seek sustainable alternatives to controlled or controversial materials

 

New Products

D’Addario Orchestral’s new set of synthetic-core strings

 

On My Music Stand

Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg on the passion and power of the ‘Carmen Suite’

 

Stage & Studio

5 tips on making it as a busker

 

REVIEWS

For the Record: Viola da gamba player and conductor Jordi Savall presents Renaissance composer Henricus Isaac. On Record: Simone Lamsma navigates Shostakovich’s complex scores with an intensely moving performance, and more


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