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Anna Huthmaker

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3 ways we can damage our instruments without even knowing it

2020-09-28T10:51:00+01:00

As part of her ‘Students Stuck at Home’ series of videos, American luthier Anna Huthmaker reveals three ways in which we can damage our instruments without even knowing about it.

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Trade Secrets: Organic scroll carving

2020-09-20T06:17:00+01:00

A method for shaping the scroll and pegbox that can give more flowing results, in line with what is seen on old instruments

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The Strad October 2020 issue

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The Strad’s October issue features Japanese-American violinist Midori, who speaks about performing contemporary music, recording Beethoven and dedicating herself to social causes. We also talk to Italian luthiers about adjusting to working in the time of Covid-19 and examine the rise of the viola in Georgian Britain. Plus, the Life Lessons of violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja.

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