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In Focus: An 1804 Viola by Joseph Fischer

2020-03-17T16:37:00+00:00

Roland Baumgartner examines an instrument by the German maker

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Lutherie in the Vogtland: Stars of the East

2020-03-04T12:08:00+00:00

The Vogtland in eastern Germany produced some of the country’s least known and most fascinating instrument makers. Rudolf Hopfner and Monika Lustig use CT scans to lift the lid on their unusual construction methods, and show why they should be more widely studied

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The Strad April 2020 issue

April

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter on her Beethoven deep immersion during the 250th anniversary year, and collaborating with film composer John Williams. Also, Augustin Hadelich concludes his Beethoven Concerto masterclass, and we investigate the violins of the Vogtland region of eastern Germany. Plus: The Strad’s Cremona 2020 supplement.

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