No. 50, September/October 1995
Stringletter

No. 50, September/October 1995

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Coming of Age
A Conversation with Midori. By Edith Eisler.

The Masterworks of Venice
Highlights from the Exhibition of the Season. By Hollis Taylor.

Finding the Balance
The Alexander String Quartet Redefines Its Future. By Elizabeth Dossa.


NEW & NOTES

Daniil Shafran. Profile of cellist Daniil Shafran. By Margaret Campbell.

Q&A
How to put an instrument on sale at big auction houses. By Mary VanClay.

Another view of how to imagine playing a piece.

Playing the viola on a restrung violin, finding a good chin rest.

LETTER FROM
Letter from the Pit. A glimpse into life backstage at the San Francisco Opera. By Tom Heimberg.

TEACHERS & STUDENTS
The Pitfalls of Young Performers. The emotional dilemmas facing young performers in Shanghai. By Zvi Zeitlin.

PLAY IT!
French Jazz. Profile of French jazz violinist Dominique Pifarély. By Hollis Taylor.

SHOPTALK
Pegs, Tailpieces, and Old Growth. Interview with peg maker Eric Meyer. By John Sangster.

MARKET REPORT

The Ubiquitous Vuillaume. A Look behind the Label. The genius and shortcomings of the maker, J. B. Vuillaume. By James N. McKean.

Auction listings: spring 1995 sales (Bonhams, Christie's, Phillips, Skinner).

ON STAGE
Recital Roundup. A Season of Soloists in New York. Review of New York recital programs. By Edith Eisler.

IN PRINT
Fun with Chamber Music. Sheila Nelson's Compositions for Students. Reviews of chamber music for string students. By Ellen Mindell.

ON RECORD
A Sampling of Soloists. New Releases for Violin Lovers. Review of violin solo releases. By Russell Platt.

More on Record. Sauce, Emery Davis. CD Review. By Hollis Taylor.

More On Record. Matt and Danita Hartz. CD review. By Stacy Phillips.

More On Record. The Violin of Cape Verde. CD review. By Stacy Phillips.

More On Record. Kaustinen Rhapsody, JPP. CD review. By Gary Parker Chapin.


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