The Strad

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    From the Archive: a Zanetto viola


    This illustration of a Zanetto viola was published in The Strad, January 1917. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: I am not acquainted with any English fiddle books which throw much light on Peregrino (or Pelegrino) Michelis di Zanetto, the maker of this extremely interesting ...

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    The Strad November 2014 issue is out now


    Our North America special features an interview with Canadian violinist James Ehnes and a tribute to US bow maker William Salchow

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    Ariane Todes to leave The Strad


    Ariane Todes, editor of The Strad, is to leave the magazine following a restructuring of the team to support the online and magazine sides of the brand. Todes joined the magazine in 2002 and became editor in June 2006. She will pursue a career as a ...

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    From the archive: Teachers to Avoid


    In this opinion piece from The Strad August 1935 our writer offers cautionary – and controversial – advice on choosing a teacher

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    The Strad November 2013 issue is on sale now


    Our North America issue stars Joshua Bell and his 1713 'Huberman' Stradivari violin