The Strad

Archived since January 2014 Modern Archive Monthly
127 issues
The Strad is the trusted and influential monthly string music magazine read by players, teachers and makers since 1890. It is essential reading for anyone in the string music world.

Along with the latest news, reviews and leading opinions, each month the magazine includes:

  •  Exclusive Masterclasses with commentary and sheet music annotated by international concert artists.
  • In-depth articles examining important and unusual instruments by the master makers.
  • Interviews with star string players and retrospectives on great musicians of the past.
  • Reports on the latest advances in instrument research and technology.
Latest issue
We examine the 1733 ‘Salabue, Martzy’ violin by Carlo Bergonzi, and violinist Daniel Rowland reflects on his multifaceted career. There’s a look at the life of bassist Serge Koussevitzky and the results of an investigation into the bass-bar. Plus Sarah Chang’s Life Lessons and the first of a two-part Schubert Masterclass. 

Subjects: Classical, Music, String, Violin

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  • First Issue: January 2014
  • Latest Issue: July 2024
  • Issue Count: 127
  • Published: Monthly