No. 39, November/December 1993

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Child's Play
Sarah Chang Turns Fame into Fun. By Stephanie von Buchau.

Adventures in Commissioning
Raising a New Piece to Maturity. By Elizabeth Dossa.

Who Do They Think They Are?
The Turtle Island String Quartet's New Look. By Derk Richardson.

NEWS & NOTES
Peace piece.

Siegfried Palm. Profile of the German cellist. By Kim Kistler.

Q&A
Reference works on luthiers. By James N. McKean.

Finding Celtic music transcribed for viola.

Dates for Jacob Hornsteiner.

Information on the Wenger cello chair.

LETTER FROM
Pinewood, Tennessee. Notes on winter-time fiddling among friends. By Jim Wood.

TEACHERS & STUDENTS
The Suzuki Method, Pro and Con. A discussion of the Suzuki method for young violinists. By Edith Eisler.

SHOPTALK
Big Needs for Small Hands.. Setting up violins properly for young players. By Mary VanClay.

MARKET REPORT

First Among Equals. Violin Maker Nicolo Amati. Profile of one of Cremona's premier violin makers. By James N. McKean.

Summer 1993 auctions (Bonhams, Christie's, Phillips, Skinner).

ON STAGE
Four's Company. String Quartets and Their Guests. 1992-93 chamber music season in New York. By Edith Eisler.

IN PRINT
A Potluck Assortment. Viola Music Hits the Spot. Review of new solos and chamber pieces for viola. By Nancy Uscher.

ON RECORD
Castle Keep. The Trio with Brio. Piano trio reviews, featuring Castle Trio. By Timothy Pfaff.

More on Record. True Stories. The latest Laurie Lewis CD reviewed. By Mary VanClay.

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