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The Strad Calendar 2023: 1728/29 Antonio Stradivari violin

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The first ever Stradivari instrument to be played within an Australian orchestra

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In the 18th and 19th centuries, double basses made in Vienna had distinctive shapes and characteristics that gave them tremendous sound quality.

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Inside October's magazine

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Dutch double bassist Rick Stotijn tells Pauline Harding his views on everything from his new masterclass series to the role of technology in string playing.

Alex Kanzian examines the distinguishing features of the Viennese Double Bass in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Aaron McGregor gives a potted history of Scottish Fiddle Dance Music.

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine shares with Harry White her project to record Florence Price’s Violin Concerto no.2 in this month's Session Report.

Some of today’s leading soloists tell Charlotte Gardner how musicians can develop their own sound to stand out at a time when so much playing seems to sound the same.

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