No. 275, March 2018
Stringletter

No. 275, March 2018

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Solo Flight

Antoine Tamestit on his career as a solo violist—and the dangers posed by 12 pages of pizzicato

By Inge Kjemtrup

 

Subtle Shades of Light

A look back 100 years later on Debussy’s Violin Sonata—the last piece he wrote before his death

By Brian Wise

 

Life Onscreen

A documentary of Itzhak Perlman’s life serves as the virtuoso’s first major biography

By James C. Taylor

 

Workshop, Rest & Repeat

A selection of chamber-music camps for adult amateurs

By Sarah Freiberg

 

Presents from the Present

These contemporary summer music programs bring innovation and new life to the fore

By Anna Pulley

 

Dreams to Life

FiddleStar Adult Beginner Camp provides its participants a safe environment in which to learn and grow

By Megan Westberg

 

Summer School

Three music camps that offer instruction in composition, violin and bow making, and teacher training

By Cristina Schreil

 

Editor’s Note

 

News & Notes

Remembering Juilliard String Quartet violinist Robert Mann (1920–2018); plus Milestones; 5 Minutes with Linda May Han Oh, and more

 

Shop Talk

Violin maker James N. McKean on the Gennaro Gagliano cello that left a lasting impression

 

What’s in the Case?

Violinist Sarah Chang on Isaac Stern’s former 1717 Guarneri del Gesù

 

Tales of the Trade

Leonardo Frigo inks stories with strings

 

Your Instrument

The thickness of an instrument’s top and back is measured in tenths of millimeters, but there is no perfect formula

 

New Products

NS Design’s WAV4c electric cello

 

Tech Support

Four things to check if your vibrato isn’t working the way it should

 

My Studio

Playing with character brings beauty and purpose to musical expression

 

REVIEWS

For the Record: Violinist Nuné Melik explores her roots through her debut album and ‘Hidden Treasures’ project. In Print: Dvořák penned his first violin concerto with the help of Joseph Joachim, and more.

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