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    WIN The Best of Technique – the new publication from The Strad


    Top tips from some of the world’s greatest string players and teachers in one 168-page volume

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    WIN Isabelle Faust's CD of Mozart sonatas for fortepiano and violin


    In the January 2019 issue of The Strad, German violinist Isabelle Faust discusses her latest project for Harmonia Mundi: a multivolume series of Mozart sonatas, alongside pianist Alexander Melnikov playing a copy of a 17

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    WIN cellist Bruno Philippe's CD of Rachmaninoff and Myaskovsky


    In the February 2019 issue of The Strad, French cellist Bruno Philippe discusses his latest recording for Harmonia Mundi, in which he and pianist Jérôme Ducros combine sonatas for cello and piano by Rachmaninoff and Myaskovsky. ‘Rachmaninoff wrote only one string sonata, and it’s for a cello,’ ...

  • Oscar Shumsky CD

    WIN Oscar Shumsky: A Life Portrait


    In the March 2017 issue of The Strad, writer Eric Wen looks back at the life and legacy of US violinist Oscar Shumsky. Born on 23 March 1917, Shumsky became one of America's best-known violinists, and Wen got to know him towards the end of his life. ...

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    WIN Tasmin Little's CD A Violin for All Seasons


    In the December 2016 issue of The Strad, violinist Tasmin Little  discusses her latest recording project, A Violin for All Seasons, which pairs Vivaldi's Four Seasons with a new take on the concept by British composer Roxanna Panufnik.‘I