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Do different rosin brands actually perform differently? We put 7 to the test

2018-08-22T16:01:00+01:00

The Strad’s editor Charlotte Smith and contributing editor Pauline Harding put seven rosins to the test and discover a world of difference between brand and type

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Pickup or microphone? Choosing what's right for your bowed string instrument

2018-07-10T14:38:00+01:00

With such a variety of electronic pickups, microphones and now hybrid systems on the market, finding the perfect amplification solution isn’t always easy. Kimon Daltas considers the options

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The Strad April 2020 issue

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Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter on her Beethoven deep immersion during the 250th anniversary year, and collaborating with film composer John Williams. Also, Augustin Hadelich concludes his Beethoven Concerto masterclass, and we investigate the violins of the Vogtland region of eastern Germany. Plus: The Strad’s Cremona 2020 supplement.

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