No. 59, December 1996

No. 59, December 1996

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Playing Around
From the classics to rock, the Duke Quartet just wants to have fun. Seriously By Joseph Carver

Have Quartet, Will Travel
On Tour in Taiwan with the Stanford String Quartet By Benjamin Simon

Mark Kaplan
A Conversation with a Versatile Violinist By Edith Eisler


News & Notes

News & Notes Profile
Noah Adams. profile of adult beginner (piano) By Timothy Pfaff

Maker: Mezzadri; and usefulness of labels By James N. McKean

Makers: Stamps and Dirking By David Bromberg

To Our Readers. how to find out-of-print recordings

Self-teaching books & instruction By Tom Heimberg

Letter From
Letter from Athens. Description of Athens' Popular Music Museum By John Marlowe

Play It!
Strum and Stride: Django Reinhardt and Fats Waller for String Quartet. History of the composers plus music By David Laurence

Strum and Stride: Django Reinhardt and Fats Waller for String Quartet. By David Laurence

The Scroll. Carving the scroll By James N. McKean

Market Report

Gutless Wonders Synthetic Gut Strings for Double Bass Review of available strings By Mark Morton

On Stage
A Musical Potpourri New York's Summer Offerings By Edith Eisler

In Print
Fiddler's Joy Books for Beginners (and Others) By Hollis Taylor

On Record
Leaders of the Band Jazz Bassists Get Out Front By Dan Ouellette

Short Takes
Brahms, Schumann. By Timothy Pfaff

Handel. By Edith Eisler

Mozart. By Edith Eisler

Tchaikovsky, Sibelius. By Edith Eisler

Brahms. By Timothy Pfaff

Busy Listening. By Hollis Taylor

Mark Feldman. By Hollis Taylor

Brad Leftwich. By Stacy Phillips

Psychograss. By Stacy Phillips

Skillet Lickers By Stacy Phillips

The Living Violin. By Jessica Baron

Elizabeth von Herzogenberg. By Michele Winter

Ned Rorem. By Russell Platt

Old-Time Fiddle with Brad Leftwich. By Stacy Phillips

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