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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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