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    WIN The Best of Technique – the new publication from The Strad


    Top tips from some of the world’s greatest string players and teachers in one 168-page volume

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    WIN cellist Bruno Philippe's CD of Rachmaninoff and Myaskovsky


    In the February 2019 issue of The Strad, French cellist Bruno Philippe discusses his latest recording for Harmonia Mundi, in which he and pianist Jérôme Ducros combine sonatas for cello and piano by Rachmaninoff and Myaskovsky. ‘Rachmaninoff wrote only one string sonata, and it’s for a cello,’ ...

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    Remembering Henryk Szeryng


    To mark the 100th anniversary of the Polish-Mexican virtuoso’s birth, Henryk Szeryng’s widow Waltraud shares her memories of a man who dedicated all aspects of his life to exactitude. Interview by Julian Haylock

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    WIN the Chiaroscuro Quartet's latest Haydn CD


    In the July 2017 issue of The Strad , we talk to the four members of the Chiaroscuro Quartet – violinists Alina Ibragimova and Pablo Hernán Benedí, violist Emilie Hörnlund and cellist Claire Thirion – about their continuing fascination with the works of Franz Joseph Haydn, whose string quartets they ...

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    WIN Oscar Shumsky: A Life Portrait


    In the March 2017 issue of The Strad, writer Eric Wen looks back at the life and legacy of US violinist Oscar Shumsky. Born on 23 March 1917, Shumsky became one of America's best-known violinists, and Wen got to know him towards the end of his life. ...

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    WIN Tasmin Little's CD A Violin for All Seasons


    In the December 2016 issue of The Strad , violinist Tasmin Little discusses her latest recording project, A Violin for All Seasons, which pairs Vivaldi's Four Seasons with a new take on the concept by British composer Roxanna Panufnik. ‘I have loved Roxanna’s music ...