No. 67, January/February 1998

No. 67, January/February 1998

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Anger's Passion
Darol Anger trades the camaraderie of the quartet for the producer's chair By Derk Richardson

Fire and Ice
Violinist Kyung-Wha Chung's enigmatic persona ignites with passion when she steps on stage By Andrew Palmer

Renaissance Man
Cellist Carlos Prieto holds two degrees, speaks four languages, and is a tireless champion of Spanish and Latin composers By Edith Eisler

Competing Interests
Are Competitions Good or Bad? Behind the Scenes at the Klein Competition By Elizabeth Dossa


News & Notes

To Sarajevo, with Love. South Shore Music, Inc., of Connecticut, helps members of the Sarajevo Symphony By Elizabeth Gershman

Fixing warped bows By Yung Chin

Readers answer reader's question about holding the viola

To Our Readers. Query about starting up a music camp

Letter from the New York Philharmonic. Cellist Carter Brey describes his new role as section leader By Carter Brey

Practical Musician
Building a Personal Practice Book. Making your own compilation of excerpts and exercises By Tom Heimberg

Play It!
Monteverdi's "Quia Fecit" from the Magnificat. Performance technique for Monteverdi By DENIS STEVENS

Face Value. The reliability (or lack thereof) of instrument labels By James N. McKean

Market Report

On Stage
Summer Chamber Bargemusic, Mostly Mozart, and Birthday Festivities New York concerts By Edith Eisler

In Print
Beyond Bach New Compositions for Solo Cello New printed music for cello By Sarah Freiberg

On Record
Klezmer Comes of Age Pushing the Boundaries of Traditional Jewish Music Recent klezmer recordings By Stacy Phillips

Short Takes
Thielemann conducts the Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin By Timothy Pfaff

Saint-Saens, Cyprus, and the Devil's Box Recordings Korngold, Weill, and Krenek, played by Chantal Juillet By Timothy Pfaff

Bach sonatas and partitas played by Wallfisch and Vegh By Edith Eisler

Trio Fontenay plays Schumann and Shubert By Edith Eisler

Music from Cyprus By Stacy Phillips

Han-Na Chang plays Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saens, Faure, Bruch By Edith Eisler

Ed Haley: Forked Deer By Stacy Phillips

Charles Wolfe: The Devil's Box By Stacy Phillips

William Van den Burg: 67 Etudes on the Beethoven Quartets By Tom Heimberg

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