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  • Inside This Month - March 2017

    • Australian Chamber Orchestra leader Richard Tognetti on the influences that inform his work
    • Players including Tasmin Little, Maxim Rysanov and Daniel Müller-Schott discuss finding the perfect bow for their instruments
    • Rachel Barton Pine on recording violin concertos by Elgar and Bruch
    • Exploring the life of US violinist Oscar Shumsky 100 years after his birth
    • The life and career of influential luthier Pietro Guarneri of Mantua
    • Sheet music masterclass – double bassist Leon Bosch on ‘The Famous Solo’ by Dragonetti

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Photo galleries: See some of the weird and wonderful stringed instruments designed for and made by 3D printers; Extra photos of the long-awaited opening concert at the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie concert hall; Details and multiple angles of instruments made by Pietro Guarneri of Mantua; More photos from this month’s My Space workshop, from Cremonese maker Borja Bernabeu

Competition: Enter our competition to WIN one of ten copies of Oscar Shumsky’s selected recordings, and hear clips from his most celebrated hits

Audio: Previews of the three CDs honoured with the title ‘The Strad Recommends’

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