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Reset or refret? There’s more than one way to address a ski-sloping fingerboard. Here AG’s resident repair expert Mamie Minch offers tips on how to choose the right repair for your classic axe.

Jeremy Nicholas, award-winning broadcaster, actor, respected writer, classical music critic and regular reviewer for Gramophone magazine, took part in the Cremona Musica Media Lounge in 2017. He commented enthusiastically about this experience, which gave music journalists the opportunity to debate with some illustrious colleagues about the future of classical music and journalism. One of the topics of the discussion – as he wrote here – was the ...

To celebrate International Women's Day 2018, we look at 10 female musicians that you may not have heard of...❤️
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It has been announced today that acclaimed composer and conductor John Williams will bequeath his complete library of concert music, film scores and sketches to The Juilliard School, in New York City – to be used as a resource for scholars and students | “John’s artistry, creativity, and endless imagination make him one of the most admired and respected musicians of our time … his gift will be a unique resource for all of our musicians at the sch...

On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the remarkable music of Louise Farrenc…

‘Like the song of a soul that speaks to the senses.’
- Honoré de Balzac on #Chopin’s music
Maurizio Pollini performs the composer’s Piano Concerto No. 1, featured in the Digital Concert Hall archive!

Some experimental violins have been crafted in Japan in order to deliver two messages: magnesium instruments may sound well and we must pay attention to the exploitation of natural resources.
This mission led the leading firm of magnesium craftsmanship, Yamashita Kogyosho, to try to build string instruments made completely with this metal alloy. The work lasted three months, but the outcome is surprising: the sound of these violins is excellent.
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Did you know that it's Old Stuff Day? Take a moment to appreciate the unusual instruments of yore that — for whatever reason — never caught on.

For more than 25 years the luthier Stefano Trabucchi has worked in his workshop in the heart of Cremona, inspired by Stradivari’s tradition. We interviewed him to talk about the importance of living in Cremona and of taking part in Cremona Musica, where Trabucchi is a regular fixture, as well as the role of technology in lutherie and the maintenance of music instruments.
You are one of the leading exponents of the great violin-making school of C...

LE NEWS DI OGGI 05/03/2018:
- PADOVA: 52a Stagione concertistica OPV - Teatri del suono e Lezioni di sabato.
- Due nuovi happening astronomici dell’Ensemble Sinestesia GMI: la musica della luna e dello spazio al Planetario di Milano
- MONFALCONE: Concerto per la pace al Duomo
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"If AI can already make a tune potentially good enough for a Eurovision entry, can it do more..?"
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Reset or refret? There’s more than one way to address a ski-sloping fingerboard. Here AG’s resident repair expert Mamie Minch offers tips on how to choose the right repair for your classic axe.

Tonight in her show Catherine Bott take a look at conductors Jane Glover, Marin Alsop, Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, Nathalie Stutzmann and JoAnn Falletta. Join us for some fantastic music via classicfm.com

Who do our resident movie buffs think will take home tonight's Oscar for Best Score?