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  • Inside This Month - July 2017

    • UK period ensemble the Chiaroscuro Quartet on the evergreen appeal of Haydn’s op.20 ‘Sun’ string quartets
    • The 1708 ‘Dancla’ Stradivari – examining the ‘golden period’ instrument through micro-CT scans
    • Friends and colleagues pay tribute to French bow maker Bernard Millant, who died earlier this year
    • Vibrato pitch centre – Rebecca McLeod and John Geringer present their extensive research
    • Sheet music masterclass – violist Paul Neubauer on the second and third movements of Schubert’s Arpeggione Sonata

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Audio: As the members of the Chiaroscuro Quartet discuss their interpretations of the Haydn ‘Sun’ Quartets, you can listen to clips from their new recording of nos.4–6. Plus, enter the competition to WIN one of ten copies of the CD
Listen to a clip of Maxim Rysanov performing the piece he chose as his ‘Sentimental Work’: Leonid Desyatnikov’s ‘Wie der alte Leiermann…’, based on a theme of Schubert
Plus, clips from reviews of CDs by Tasmin Little, Rachel Barton Pine and Fazil Say

Photos: extra images of this month’s special poster article, the 1708 ‘Dancla’ Stradivari violin

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