On the Cover

Yo-Yo Ma

Special Focus: Contemporary Instruments & Bows

  • How to Talk to your Violin maker
  • Copying vs. Interpretation and Design
  • Trade & Value: the many ways to acquire a contemporary instrument and what to expect over time in terms of value

Features and Departments

  • Stephanie Powell in China: The Youth Music Culture Guangdong program, and how China is becoming a classical-music powerhouse
  • David Del Tradici: American Masters Series
  • Gidon Kremer/Kremerata Baltica on new Weinberg release
  • Tales of the Trade: David Rivinus
  • Your Instrument: Scrolls
  • Main News Item: Recent Strad wood study; 5 minutes with Barenreiter editor and Saint-Saens expert Michael Stegemann
  • What’s in the Case: Atar Arad
  • Rep Prep: Eric Coyne on mastering Faure’s Elegie
  • On My Music Stand: Zuill Bailey
  • For the Record: Pieter Wispelwey

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by January 19, 2017
  • Advertising materials due by January 26, 2017
  • Issue on sale March 14, 2017
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