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‘An appearance of delicacy’ - Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ 1736 violin: Beauty from the Beast

2023-01-27T09:36:00+00:00

Although Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ is best known for his wild, unruly later masterpieces, the 1736 ‘Cessole’, ‘Teja–Ferni’ violin reveals his softer side, as Carlo Chiesa explains

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The art of Computer Numerical Control arching

2023-01-25T09:45:01.59+00:00

Yann Poulain reveals his method for roughing out the arching of the front and back plates using the technology

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Trade Secrets: Cleaning and repairing surfaces before closing an instrument top

2023-01-25T09:43:44.68+00:00

An essential procedure for repair work on older instruments

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Inside February's magazine

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The French cellist Christian-Pierre La Marca talks to Charlotte Gardner about his influences, tutors, predilection for eclectic repertoire, and his new recording Legacy

Luthier Pierre Flavetta presents a historical analysis of Cremonese Varnish used by the old Italian masters to bring colour to their instruments

The 19th-century French violinist and author of Superior Bowing Technique Lucien Capet was among the most influential pedagogues of his time. Tully Potter explains why

Violist Timothy Ridout speaks to Carlos María Solare about adapting Tertis’s transcription of Elgar’s Cello Concerto and recording it along with a Bloch suite

The Japanese-born US violinist Midori is celebrating her 40th year on stage. She talks to Thomas May about her formative influences, collaborations and myriad projects

Yann Poulain takes a look at CNC Archings

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