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In tribute to Prince Philip, who died this morning, here is a video of the Duke of Edinburgh listening to a recital from Itzhak Perlman with the Queen in 2007, with George W. and Laura Bush sitting next to them.
Crossover superstar David Garrett discusses his career so far, and we examine the legacy of bow maker Ludwig Bausch. Leading string players talk about their chamber collaborations with pianists, and we learn the ins and out of gut string making. Plus, a Haydn Masterclass with the Chiaroscuro Quartet.
Degrees is The Strad’s international guide to further education for string players. Find details of courses in 50 countries worldwide, including the main string teachers on each, to help you make an informed decision about where to study next.
String Courses is The Strad’s annual guide to short courses, masterclasses and workshops. Whether you are looking for double bass tuition in Texas or teacher training in Prague, you’ll find something for every interest, age, ability and budget here.
Detailed technical and musical guidance from some of today's leading violinists, violists, cellists and double bassists.
Top players introduce their chosen masterclass piece.
Sheet music marked up with the soloists' personal fingerings, bowing and musical ideas. Available when you purchase an issue or subscribe to The Strad. Print and digital options available.