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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).
After 17 Years in the Pacifica Quartet, Violist Masumi Rostad Records a Passionate Solo Album in Lockdown
With his debut solo album, former Pacifica Quartet violist Masumi Rostad assembled a balanced collection of meaningful pieces to traverse the full range of the instrument.
Luthier Rozie DeLoach not only repairs stringed instruments and bows, but she brings their stories to life as co-host of the popular Omo podcast.
Review: ‘Chamber Music from the Court of Frederick the Great’ Showcases Early Works by J.G. Graun & Others
Fans of ancient music in search of a quality recording of obscure Baroque chamber music for viola will want to give this album a listen.
Violinist Vijay Gupta Finds New Path With Unconventional Inspiration on Debut Solo Album ‘When the Violin’
With this album violinist Vijay Gupta initiates a new project: to record all 6 Bach sonatas & partitas alongside a newly commissioned work in the next 6 years.
As performers and teachers, we may use the pandemic's forced limitations to create new and possibly even more productive solutions moving forward.
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By David Templeton | From the November-December 2020 issue of Strings magazine Early this year, as the pandemic reared its head and performing-arts organiza... Read More...
By Diana Ladio | From the September-October 2020 issue of Strings magazine Performing musicians across the globe are suffering greatly amid the COVID-19 pan... Read More...