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  • Inside This Month - June 2017

    • Violinist Christian Tetzlaff on recording Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for the third time
    • Blind testing – the largest investigation of its kind pitted six Old Italian violins against six new instruments
    • Great Cellists – the life and career of André Navarra
    • Meet Your Maker – double bassist Stein Paulsen and luthier Stefan Krattenmacher
    • The history of vibrato as told through recordings of the past century
    • Sheet music masterclass – Vadim Repin on Chausson’s Poème, op.25

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Photo galleries: In Focus – self-rehairing bows from the studios of Peccatte and Lafleur, as well as that of J.B. Vuillaume; My Space – more from the lavish workshop of Dortmund-based luthier Jonathan Bley; Making Matters – extra illustrations to supplement the discussion of slab-cut vs. quarter-cut pernambuco in bow making; Extra photos of the top instruments from the recent auctions in London and around the world; More from the relaunched Bottesini Double Bass Competition, including photos of the winners, jurors and runners-up; Images from cellist Amanda Gookin’s unusual Forward Music Project, which premiered in April

Audio: Clips from the three Strad Recommends recordings

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