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Zemlinsky's String Quartet No. 2, Op. 15, is end-of-century Romantic music on a grand scale and remains one of his most frequently performed works.
The role of the music editor in classical music, and expectations of their work, has clearly changed over time quite significantly.
By outlining the tonic and fifth of the harmony in the lowest two voices, Bach gives great solidity to the chord voicing on violin.
It’s not that I’m unhappy, exactly. Yet here I am, a cellist weeping over a book full of unplayed notes. But then a voice in my head says, “You’ve still got Bach.”
Strings magazine recently asked Mark E. Russell ff all the violins that have passed through his hands, which one does he most wish he could have kept?
But as it reaches the elusive place known as “mid-career,” the New York–based Attacca comes by its youthful vibe honestly, with its eclectic, try-anything ethos.
For inspiration on his debut album, violinist Randall Goosby turned to his ancestors while offering a nod to the future. The result is the impressive Roots (Decca).
One year in, by all accounts, Juilliard’s new satellite campus in Tianjin, China looks like it's going to shift expectations of what a music school can be.
When Nathaniel Robinson opens his case, a Felice Guadagnini (grandson of G.B.) violin is waiting there. But he almost missed out on this once-in-a-lifetime instrument.