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Ask the Experts: choosing a new violin tailpiece

2019-10-03T12:00:00+01:00

A violinist asks what he should consider when choosing a new tailpiece – from the material used to the weight and shape

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Are dendrochronology reports useful in valuing an instrument?

2019-10-02T15:00:00+01:00

Dealers and auction houses increasingly include dendrochronology reports along with high-value instruments, but how meaningful are they in verifying an attribution?

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We mark the centenary of Elgar's Cello Concerto with the story of its composition, premiere and leading interpretations. Plus the Kuss Quartet discuss performing Beethoven on the 'Paganini' Strads

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