The Strad

The Strad is a UK-based monthly classical music magazine about string instruments, including cellists, violinists, and violists for amateur and professional musicians. Founded in 1889, the magazine provides information, photographs and reviews of instruments, related feature articles and news, and information about musical concerts.[1] The magazine offers practical advice on technique, profiles of leading performers, master classes by some of the great teachers in the world and the craft of instrument making such as luthiers.[citation needed] It also includes articles about orchestras and music schools.[citation needed]

The Strad
EditorCharlotte Smith
CategoriesMusic magazine
First issueJune 1890 (1890-06)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Based inLondon

The first issue was released in June 1890.[2] It is now owned by Newsquest and edited by Charlotte Smith.[3]

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  1. ^ Katharine Rapoport (8 March 2012). Violin For Dummies, 2nd Edition. John Wiley & Sons. p. 363. ISBN 978-1-118-27960-1.
  2. ^ Toby Faber (9 May 2012). "Chapter 12". Stradivari's Genius: Five Violins, One Cello, and Three Centuries of Enduring Perfection. Random House Publishing Group. p. 202. ISBN 978-1-58836-214-8.
  3. ^ "The Strad". Newsquest Specialist Media. Retrieved 23 May 2018.

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