On the Cover

A Guadagnini Instrument

Special Focus: The Enduring Glory of G.B. Guadagnini

  • Profile on G.B. Guadagnini
  • Guadagnini ‘ex-Havemeyer’ cello sets record sale
  • The souls of some Guadagninis by players who love them: Carter Brey, Sol Gabetta, Geraldine Walth

Features and Departments

  • Melia Watras on her new recording for Sono Luminus
  • Profile on Chargaux
  • Florian Leonhard authentication challenge
  • Tales of the Trade: Royal Academy luthiers
  • Your Instrument: role of wood grain in tone
  • What’s in the Case: Atar Arad
  • Rep Prep: Benjamin Whitcomb
  • On My Music Stand: Pat Kop
  • My Studio: Brenda Brenner
  • For the Record: Anne Akiko Meyers
  • Letter From: Tony Arnone’s Musician’s Biathlon

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by October 20, 2016
  • Advertising materials due by October 27, 2016
  • Issue on sale December 13, 2016


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