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Creation Myth

Inside creating innovative accessories for musicians

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String Theory

Ever wonder how firms develop the latest strings? In 2004, Strings enlisted James Keough to find out

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The Quest for Tone

16 pros—from concert soloists and chamber players to fiddlers and jazz musicians—share their string set-up

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The Debut of Two Startling New Shoulder Rests

Pirastro wades into the deep end of violin exotica

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How to Buy the Right Strings

Finding the best strings for you doesn't have to be an unending quest

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Krentz String Works Wolf Eliminator

Works like magic, but this new wolf eliminator is pure science

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Warchal Amber E String

A new twist to ending that E string whistle

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Larsen Tzigane Strings: A High-Wire Act

Larsen Tzigane violin strings balance a warm, sensual sound without sacrificing projection

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Ask the Expert: Why Don’t More Players Use Geared Tuners?

Is it tradition that makes us continue using friction pegs? Or something else?

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Readers Sound Off on 5 Essential Items They Can’t Live Without

Get in gear with the quality-of-life index

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