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    Trade Secrets: Asymmetric neck shaping

    2019-08-20T14:00:00Z

    A method that allows for deviation from the standard neck outline, for the comfort of the individual player

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    Renaud Capuçon: Life Lessons

    2019-08-19T14:07:00Z

    The French soloist talks to Tom Stewart about developing perspective, what teaching has taught him and how he learns from his own students

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    Opinion: A limit to learning?

    2019-08-15T11:00:00Z

    Do some string students have a ceiling when it comes to their capacity to learn? Naomi Yandell explores the question through her experience of teaching a cello student with special needs

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    September 2019: Welcome

    2019-08-13T23:45:00Z

    The Strad’s editor Charlotte Smith introduces the September 2019 issue

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    Soundpost: Letters to the Strad

    2019-08-13T22:51:00Z

    A selection of letters The Strad receives each month from its readers around the world: September 2019 issue

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    Competitions, Awards and Appointments: September 2019

    2019-08-13T20:50:00Z

    Tchaikovsky Competition cello section winner Zlatomir Fung. Photo courtesy Astral Artists COMPETITION RESULTS The International Tchaikovsky Competition has announced its 2019 winners across all categories. Among the violinists, first prize went to Russian 30-year-old Sergey Dogadin , a student of Boris Kuschnir at the ...

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    New Products: September 2019

    2019-08-13T19:57:00Z

    Core values Strings designed from the inside out to offer bassists maximum flexibility The initial idea was to make a special pizzicato string,’ explains Adrian Müller, technical director of German string maker Pirastro. ‘After a year of experimenting with different cores, we found that we ...

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    Sentimental Work: Barry Guy

    2019-08-13T16:46:00Z

    The British double bassist recalls his first encounters with Iannis Xenakis’s solo work Theraps – including some frank exchanges with the composer himself

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    Playing fit for a queen: Postcard from Brussels

    2019-08-12T12:00:00Z

    This year’s Queen Elisabeth Competition in Belgium was devoted to the violin, and showcased a set of distinct and accomplished performances by the twelve finalists, as Tim Homfray reports

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    Anton Lukoszevieze: Life Lessons

    2019-08-06T13:50:00Z

    The British cellist, composer and founder of new music group Apartment House on John Cage and how visual art helped to open his mind