Antonio Bazzini: Works for Violin and Piano. Chloë Hanslip, violin; Caspar Frantz, piano. (Naxos)
Roberts seeks to illuminate a mysterious life
The inside scoop on Beethoven's Quartets;
Suave violinist David Wilson takes his time, four to five minutes each, exploring and transforming ten pop standards by the Beatles, Roberta Flack, Stevie Wonder, Herb Alpert, Carly Simon, Lionel Richie, Al Green, and others.
A report from Cuba's Conservatorio Guillermo Tomás
From the 100-meter dash to a career as a world-class bassist
Festival planned for move to Cardiff's Millennium Centre
Born of a tempestuous past, Beethoven's 'Kreutzer' sonata has become the most famous violin sonata ever written
Though born on opposite sides of a continent, Shostakovich (1906-1975) and Britten (1913-1976), two giants of 20th-century music, were united by friendship and mutual admiration.
It was not only the first recording of the concerto, but also its first performance.
Cellist discusses work's sheer genius
Handheld digital flash recorders are sound investments for string players of all stripes
Hedge fund managers see potential in the fine-violin market
'Violins for Hope' event includes 16 restored violins
Claims research indicates Bach's wife penned cello suites
Student? Teacher? Player? Desktop digital recording can add a whole new dimension to your string playing
Fiddler Lissa Schneckenburger on how to play the fiddle tune 'Logger's Boast'
Big-ticket items move easily at Boston fall auction, despite economic woes
Stability is the key to ensuring that your fiddle survives the cold season
20th Century Duos for Violin and Cello: Kodály, Sessions, and Ravel. Gil Morgenstern, violin; Darrett Adkins, cello. (Engine Company)
Bush nominee will advise on NEA programs, policies
Sentence five minutes too long for basketball player
Announces the appointment of Baroque violinist extraordinaire Monica Huggett
Fund in honor of music director's 17-year tenure
The star of this volume is László Lajtha's (1892-1963) great seventh quartet, a 20-minute tour de force of beauty and charm that's guaranteed, if the performers are up to it, to make audiences remember the composer and the performers.
Visiting Cuba is to see a country in transition
Formerly principal violist with orchestras in Israel, Moscow
Cellist Martha Baldwin among newly appointed faculty members
From the Archives: Film documents the performance, the visit
Elgar and Dvo?ák: Cello Concertos; Beethoven: Variations on 'Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen' from Mozart's 'The Magic Flute.' Pierre Fournier, cello; Franz Holetschek, piano; KÃ¶lner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester, Hans Rosbaud, George Szell, conds. (WDR Medici Arts MM028-2)
A new generation of composers is exploring the potential of strings to their fullest with a little help from string-playing friends
Tours with new works and a nod to Canadian roots
Instruments will be available as they are repaired and set up
Teachers should stay flexible when determining the best way for a student to hold a fiddle
Emerson's attracted to Lawrence Dillon's String Quartet No. 5: Through the Night,
Now celebrating its 10th anniversary
D'Amore: Works by Tobias Hume, Marin Marais, Attilio Ariosti, Roland Moser, Klaus Huber, Garth Knox. Garth Knox, viola d'amore; AgnÃ¨s Vesterman, cello. (ECM New Series).
Late Polish violinist was prominent performer, pedagogue
Inaugural event honors Irish cellist Brian O'Kane
Online video string playing lessons are taking the teaching world by storm
Reminiscences: Works by Marais, Benda, Brahms, Stravinksky, Prokofiev, Ravel, Satie, Rameau. Yuri Bashmet, viola; Mikhail Muntian, piano. (ONYX).