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  • Trio-con-Brio-2020-by-Nikolaj-Lund-02

    The Strad Podcast #65: Trio Con Brio Copenhagen on fine Italian instruments


    How do you keep two 17th century stringed instruments happy in a climate very different from northern Italy?

  • Grillo

    Fernando Grillo (1946–2013)


    Fernando Grillo, the Italian double bassist, composer and teacher, has died at the age of 67. Closely associated with Italy’s avant-garde movement, he experimented with new forms of sound production and collaborated with composers including Salvatore Sciarrino, Harrison Birtwistle, Iannis Xenakis and Luciano Berio. Karlheinz Stockhausen once dubbed Grillo ‘the ...