February 2023

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Cremonese Varnish: Coats of many colours

Pierre Flavetta reveals the results of his historical research into the colourants and methods available to the luthiers of Stradivari’s day

Lucien Capet: The French Connection

Tully Potter examines his life and legacy of French violinist Lucien Capet

‘I’m always looking for something new’ - Midori: In love with music

Thomas May discovers how Midori’s remarkable range of commitments reflects her belief in art’s power to transform

Session Report: Timothy Ridout on recording the Elgar Cello Concerto for viola

British violist Timothy Ridout speaks to Carlos María Solare about adapting and recording the Elgar Cello Concerto

‘On a cello, you can do big things’ - Christian-Pierre La Marca

Cellist Christian-Pierre La Marca speaks to Charlotte Gardner about his new album, Legacy

The art of Computer Numerical Control arching

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

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‘On a cello, you can do big things’ - Christian-Pierre La Marca

Cellist Christian-Pierre La Marca speaks to Charlotte Gardner about his new album, Legacy

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‘I’m always looking for something new’ - Midori: In love with music

Thomas May discovers how Midori’s remarkable range of commitments reflects her belief in art’s power to transform

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The art of Computer Numerical Control arching

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

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