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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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French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras discusses recording Beethoven's 'Triple' Concerto during the pandemic and the value of working with his musical 'family'. Former students remember renowned US cello tutor George Neikrug, who died in 2019, and LA violinist Clayton Haslop recounts his battle with focal dystonia. Plus, the results of CT scanning Stradivari's 'Messiah', and a guide to taking better care of your instrument.

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