No. 90, November/December 2000
Stringletter

No. 90, November/December 2000

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Vasko Vassilev
All-Around Ambition. By Andrew Palmer.

Chee-Yun
The Exuberant Professional. By Robert Moon.

Inside the String Quartet
Players Reveal How They Work Together. By Miles Hoffman.

Samuel Johnson
Coming on Strong. By Sarah Freiberg.

NEWS & NOTES
Music news.

Maker and Restorer Etienne Vatelot Retires. Profile of luthier Etienne Vatelot. By Patricia Kaden.

IN PERSON
Ma and Me. First-person letter from man who looks like Yo-Yo Ma. By Ronald Louie.

Inter-European Youth Orchestra. Profile of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. By Chris Whiting.

Backstage with Pamela Frank. Backstage moment with Pamela Frank and Orchestra of St. Luke's. By Edith Eisler.

Q&A
Choosing a Teacher. How to choose a teacher at a music school. By Yvonne Caruthers.

Quartet Arrangements. Suggestions of nonclassical string-quartet arrangements.

To Our Readers. Request for popular sheet music for electric violin.

Books for Adult Beginners. Suggested books for adult beginners.

LETTER FROM
Letter from South Carolina. Description of the Spoleto Festival USA. By Robert Moon.

PRACTICAL MUSICIAN
Injury Prevention and Healing through Yoga. Yoga for musicians. By Lauryn Shapter.

SHOPTALK
Searching for the Perfect Endpin. New carbon-fiber endpins on the market. By Sarah Freiberg.

ON RECORD
Avant Violinists. A New Generation Pushes the Limits. Reviews of CDs by jazz and avant-garde violinists. By Bill Shoemaker.

IN PRINT
Double Bass Hits. Two Books Explore the Tangled History of a Complex Instrument. Review of books on double bass. By Mark Morton.

ON STAGE
Summertime Sampler. Much More Than Mostly Mozart in New York. Review of concerts in New York City. By Edith Eisler.

SHORT TAKES
Holiday Gift Ideas to Suit Every Taste.

Recordings review of CD: Handel, Israel in Egypt. By Benjamin Ivry.

Recordings review of CD: Geminiani by Andrew Manze. By Benjamin Ivry.

Recordings review of CD: Bach Suites on Bass, Edgar Meyer. By Edith Eisler.

Recordings CD review: Josh Bell, Sibelius & Goldmark concertos. By Edith Eisler.

Recordings CD review: Alasdair Fraser's band Skyedance, "Labyrinth." By Hollis Taylor.

Recordings Video review: "Bluegrass Fiddle: A Private Lesson with Richard Greene." By Julie Lyonn Lieberman.

MARKET REPORT
Market news and products.

The Segelman Transatlantic Dealing Dispute: A Cautionary Tale for Sellers. The legal battle around the Segelman instrument collection. By Carla Shapreau

Auction Results. Results from the June and July 2000 instrument auctions.

ENCORE
A Farewell to Oscar Shumsky. Obituary on violinist/teacher Oscar Shumsky. By Marsha Gonick.


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