Publicado el nº de noviembre de The Strad.




The history of American violin making – from the earliest settlers to the lutherie hubs of New York and Chicago

Domaine Forget – providing intensive string training through masterclasses, private lessons and chamber music

Top musicians discuss the pros and cons of masterclasses

Great cellists: early 20th-century British musician W.H. Squire

The instrument collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Free Accessories 2015 magazine


Picture galleries: Lutherie in the US – view images of eight extra instruments, including backs, in two separate photo galleries; Postcard From Cremona – behind-the-scenes photos from the judging process, including images from the ‘blind test’ at the Auditorium Giovanni Arvedi; In Focus – close-up views of this month’s instrument, a 1920 violin by Frank J. Callier; My Space – the workshop of New Jersey maker Robert Brode

Audio: Clips from this month’s top-reviewed recordings, by the Jerusalem Quartet, Linus Roth and La Serenissima

Clickable links: from the Contents pages to the web and other magazine sections, including this year’s 36-page Accessories supplement.

Every month, The Strad is packed with features, comment and analysis on all issues of interest to string teachers, players, students, instrument makers and enthusiasts.

Each edition includes:

Opinion from leading names in the string world

Trade Secrets: guides to the most intricate lutherie processes, written by makers for makers

Masterclasses by players and teachers on different styles and repertoire

Technique: players and teachers give tips on improving your playing

Postcard From, covering competitions, festivals, conferences and events across the globe

In Focus: detailed analysis of a featured instrument

Plus new products, competition results, appointments, event previews, and all the latest string-related news

Cello masterclass on Rossini and Brahms

Rebecca Gilliver de la Orquesta Sinfónica de Londres da una clase magistral de violoncelo con la Overture de Guillermo Tell de Rossini  y el segundo movimiento de la Segunda Sinfonía de Brahms.

A cerca de la Biblioteca del CSMA

La Biblioteca del CSMA cumple las tareas de recepción, catalogación, tratamiento documental, almacenamiento y difusión de los documentos, libros, monografías, partituras y fondo sonoro, así como servir de punto de información cultural en ámbitos relacionados con la música. (Esta website es una de sus actividades externas, así como los boletines mensuales de información que se pusieron en marcha en noviembre de 2012)