The Strad October 2016 issue is out now
Violinist Julia Fischer and cellist Daniel Müller-Schott on sound projection
Violinist Josef Gingold on studying with the great Eugène Ysaÿe
How long should a music student practise a piece?
6 ways to improve shifting for string players
How to use random practice to help long-term learning
‘Teachers should never sit on juries if their students have entered those competitions,’ says Aaron Rosand
Yehudi Menuhin’s marked-up copy of Bach’s Solo Violin Sonata no.2
Today’s string players forget they are telling a story, says cellist Raphael Wallfisch
The harmonious string quartet – a balance of four personality types
Put your ears to the test: can you pick the Stradivarius violin?
Cellist David Finckel's 10 habits of successful musicians