Igudesman doesn't hesitate to mix musical styles
This book is light on fluff and packed with anecdotes
Author tries to recapture Bruch's style
Classic guide to restoration penned 20 years ago
This recent edition improves on the widely used Peters edition
What keeps these 300 year old instruments meeting modern concert demands and looking like a million bucks. Or four, or five . . .
John David Earnest: World-premiere recordings, The Blue Estuaries, Winter Dances, Trois Morceaux. Judith Kellock, soprano; Ensemble X; Sebastian Gottschick, cond.; Mariam Adam, clarinet; Hrabba Atladottir, violin; Peter Sanders, cello; Evelyn Ulex, piano (KOCH)
Piece features a single violin followed by violas, cellos, double-basses—and three tubas
Simple exercises in tone, intonation, and tempo
'Fauxharmonic Orchestra' conducted by Markand Thakar
Ever heard of an amateur chamber orchestra that premieres new works? Meet the doctors, lawyers, and hedge-fund managers seated in Camerata Notturna
World record for 'fastest violinist'
An extraordinary virtuoso who gave new life to the double bass
Piece kept under wraps until sold at auction in 2006
Teach a student to develop reasoning skills that can help solve music's complexities
What to look and feel for to know if it's time to have your bow rehaired
Violist Nobuko Imai to serve as president of competition jury
Higdon: String Poetic; Ruggles: Mood; Marrison: Grand Duo; Adams: Road Movies. Jennifer Koh, violin; Reiko Uchida, piano (Cedille)?
Bell chats with Strings about his works and his approach to Baroque music
Shostakovich/Franck: Violin Sonatas. Sergey Khachatryan, violin; Lusine Khachatryan, piano (Naive)
The Lindemann Series, Vol. V, Lindemann plays Schumann, Schubert, Benjamin, Paganini, and Hubay. Hartmut Lindemann, viola; Megumi Hashiba, piano; Roman Viazovskiy, guitar (Tacet)?
Otello Bignami violin is its first purchase
Music@Menlo Live: Bridging the Ages. The Escher String Quartet, the Miami String Quartet: Philip Setzer, Joseph Swensen, Ian Swensen, Erin Keefe, violins; Roberto Diaz, Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, Ralph Kirshbaum, Colin Carr, cellos; Daxun Zhang, bass; et al.
26 ensembles praised for promoting contemporary works
The BBC-TV musical star who finds himself pondering the role of the cello in global politics
Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition winners announced
Celebrated violinists from Mexico, Ireland
London 'Violins!' concert series shines a light on the stars of tomorrow
Learn some blues basics with this vintage tune
Symphony is one of the oldest primarily African-American orchestras in the nation
Haydn: Trios: C major, Hob. XV 27; E? minor, Hob. XV 31; E major, Hob. XV 28. The Queen's Chamber Trio: Robert Zubrycki, violin; Peter Seidenberg, cello; Elaine Comparone, harpsichord (Lyrichord)
Mozart: The 1788 Trios: E major, K. 542; C major, K. 548; G major, K. 564. The Queen's Chamber Trio (Lyrichord)
For Arvel Bird, the violin has provided life, love, and legacy
Orchestra has been scrutinized for gender policies
Report says fungus makes mellower-sounding violins
What they are, who writes them, who needs them, whose certificates matter