All etudes articles
An introduction to Joseph White and his six etudes
Joseph White, who died 100 years ago this year, was one of very few musicians of African descent to achieve international renown in the 19th century as a composer and performer. Yavet Boyadjiev introduces his Six etudes op.13 as works of considerable pedagogical value
Variations on fast-forward: the extraordinary density of Émile Sauret's 24 Études-Caprices
Nazrin Rashidova’s encounter with the 19th-century French violinist’s music led her down a rabbit-hole of virtuosity and research – from which has come a PhD and a four-part recording project for Naxos
Should etudes and studies be performed with attention to musicality?
Three string teaching experts answer a reader's question for The Strad's Teacher Talk series