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Stringtelligence by Thomastik-Infeld - Double bass strings

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In the latest instalment of his monthly blog, Franz Klanner, director of engineering and technology at Thomastik-Infeld, discusses double bass strings

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Stringtelligence by Thomastik-Infeld: What are violin, viola, cello and bass strings made out of?

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Different string materials are known for producing different sound properties. Franz Klanner, director of engineering and technology at Thomastik-Infeld explores some of them

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The Strad October 2020 issue

October

The Strad’s October issue features Japanese-American violinist Midori, who speaks about performing contemporary music, recording Beethoven and dedicating herself to social causes. We also talk to Italian luthiers about adjusting to working in the time of Covid-19 and examine the rise of the viola in Georgian Britain. Plus, the Life Lessons of violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja.

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