All Albert Sammons articles
Book review: The Secret of Technique in Cello Playing
Janet Banks reviews a book of exercises to improve violin technique, transcribed for cello
From the Archive: a violin by Matteo Goffriller, Venice, 1696
This illustration of a violin by Matteo Goffriller was published in The Strad, August 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Hugh Bean once remarked that Albert Sammons 'got through one violin a week'. This statement is obviously an exaggeration but it does ...