On the Cover

A Guadagnini Instrument

Special Focus: The Enduring Glory of G.B. Guadagnini
Profile on G.B. Guadagnini
Guadagnini ‘ex-Havemeyer’ cello sets record sale
The souls of some Guadagninis by players who love them: Carter Brey, Sol Gabetta, Geraldine Walth

Features and Departments
Melia Watras on her new recording for Sono Luminus
Profile on Chargaux
Florian Leonhard authentication challenge
Tales of the Trade: Royal Academy luthiers
Your Instrument: role of wood grain in tone
What’s in the Case: Atar Arad
Rep Prep: Benjamin Whitcomb
On My Music Stand: Pat Kop
My Studio: Brenda Brenner
For the Record: Anne Akiko Meyers
Letter From: Tony Arnone’s Musician’s Biathlon

Key Dates
Advertising reservations due by October 20, 2016
Advertising materials due by October 27, 2016
Issue on sale December 13, 2016

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