No. 271, November 2017
No. 271, November 2017
No. 271, November 2017

No. 271, November 2017

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Echoes of Encouragement

Fiddler Gaelynn Lea on teaching, touring, and life after her Tiny Desk win

By Cristina Schreil


Songs Unsung

New recordings are bringing the music of Holocaust survivor Szymon Laks to light

By Brian Wise


The Heat Is On

How three top players warm up for concerts

By Patrick Sullivan


The Ultimate Collector

Count Cozio’s collection—and observations about that collection—helped pave the way for modern violin expertise

By Inge Kjemtrup


Museum Quality

The Orpheon Foundation brings ancient instruments and music to life

By Sarah Freiberg


Editor’s Note


News & Notes

2017 BBC New Generation Artists announced; Chiara Quartet parts ways; plus Milestones; 5 Minutes with violinist Francesca Dego; and more


First Person

Violinist Rebecca Fischer discovers the power of expressive humanity at the HIFA Festival


Letter from Teton Village

Violinist James Ehnes on the majestic sights and musical moments at the Grand Teton Music Festival


Curtain Call

Fiddler Hanneke Cassel on the air that made her love Scottish music


What’s in the Case?

New York Philharmonic concertmaster Frank Huang on getting to know his predecessor’s del Gesù


Tales of the Trade

Classical producer Judith Sherman on the art of ‘stringing pearls’


Your Instrument

If your bass doesn’t feel quite right, it might be time to check the bridge


On My Music Stand

Cellist Julian Schwarz on the whimsical passion of Lalo’s Concerto in D minor


My Studio

Help students achieve their dreams by preparing them specifically for auditions


Rep Prep

Successfully playing Beethoven’s music requires mastery of your bow-arm weight



For the Record: Cellist Steven Isserlis on tackling Haydn again 20 years later and his love of C.P.E. Bach. In Print: Compare the five earliest copies of the Bach Cello Suites at a glance in Bärenreiter’s new edition.

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