Space, time, and sound—these are the most significant elements in Dissolve, O My Heart that challenge the performer.
It often comes as a surprise to learn how unreliable that paper label pasted inside your instrument can be in identifying an instrument's maker, age, and place of origin.
The Italian city of Mantua was home to some of the most important violin makers in history, including Pietro Guarneri, Camillo de Camilli, Tommaso Balestrieri, and Stefano Scarampella.
Here are some tips to find your comfortable string height on violin in a range that is also healthy, and how to recognize high action when things are out of whack.
These days, string players face a multitude of choices when it comes to picking violin strings. Here's how to eliminate the guesswork and find the perfect strings for your instrument.
Do you know how to take care of a violin? Here are 7 ways to treat your instrument with respect, love, care and protect it from harm.
His repertoire was enormous, comprising practically every major piece written for the instrument, but certain Heifetz recordings are especially iconic.
The most recent project from Alina Ibragimova and Cédric Tiberghien turns the spotlight on Felix Mendelssohn and his violin sonatas.
Numerous listening tests have shown that even expert listeners have trouble telling nominally very different violins apart.
Perhaps to satisfy players whose instruments require a subtler hand, Pirastro has released a new Perpetual Cadenza string line for violin.