The Strad Magazine December 2018 *BACK ISSUE*
Since 1890, The Strad magazine has been the trusted authority in the world of string music. With expert music reviews, the latest news in instrument technology and exclusive interviews with some of the industry’s biggest stars, it has become the must-have companion for string players, instrument makers, teachers and students all around the world.
From in-depth analysis and research to music masterclasses and playing techniques, The Strad magazine delights and informs all level of readers, covering every aspect of string music. Whether you’re a world-renowned instrument maker, a budding student trying to master the craft or just a casual string music lover, The Strad has something for you.
The Strad December 2018 issue is out now in which Norwegian violinist Vilde Frang talks to us about unconventional programming, collaboration and her latest CD of works by Bartók and Enescu.
Dimitri Musafia analyses the materials and methods revealed by X-rays of the ‘Milan’ violin case, said to have been made in Stradivari’s workshop; and Jennifer Mass and Yung Chin explore some of the newest technologies and tools used in the battle to reveal an instrument’s true date– and foil the fakers.