Double bass soloist Gary Karr performs a work by composer Andrés Martín with the Baja California Orchestra and the Bass Orchestra of the XIII Encuentro Latinoamericano de Contrabajos.
The composer conducts the performance which took place on 30 November at the Centro Cultural Tijuana in Mexico.
First she played Paganini while hoola-hooping. Now Hilary Hahn has accepted an even meaner TwoSet Violin challenge, which, amongst other things, involves playing Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with the A string tuned down a semitone.
In this article from the February 2009 issue, Gabriele Rossi Rognoni examines an instrument by probably the most prominent Florentine maker, about whom very little information survives. Photographs by Marco Rabatti, Serge Domingie
In the January 2019 issue of The Strad, luthier Kevin Kelly describes his geometrical method for violin design. This video is intended to provide a visual accompaniment to the article.
’In the past, there must have been a system of design that makers could easily understand and follow, with an