The Strad Magazine- March 2020

The Strad Magazine- March 2020

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KAREN TUTTLE: The American viola pedagogue, who would have turned 100 this month, had a seismic influence on generations of players, as Carlos María Solare explains

MATCHED QUARTETS: Peter Somerford speaks to luthiers and players to discover the pros and cons behind making four instruments designed to be played together

CASALS AND VIBRATO: Cellists worldwide still use the technique favoured by the Catalonian cellist, thanks to the teachings of two of his colleagues. Oskar Falta explains why

CHINESE TONEWOODS: With supplies of top-quality European wood beginning to dwindle, what possibilities might the world’s fourth largest country hold? Xue Peng investigates

SESSION REPORT: British violinist Jack Liebeck tells Harry White how his latest recording of the Brahms and Schoenberg violin concertos is a tribute to his late grandfather

WILLIAM C. HONEYMAN: Kevin MacDonald examines the life and work of the 19th-century violinist and author, whose writings may have influenced the creation of Sherlock Holmes