September 2016

Article for ADEM (Leuven University) on the 'Violinschule' by Louis Spohr (in Dutch)

Here you can read my article written for ADEM, a magazine for the music department (Lemmens Institute) of the Leuven University in Belgium.

It's about the performance practice described in the treatise by Louis Spohr and its implications. I had a copy made of the chin rest (invented by Louis Spohr) from the pictures in the book.

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The Strings of Paganini

Here you can read my essay 'The strings of Paganini' written for the Centre European de Reserche et Pratique Musicale (Abbaye aux Dames, Saintes, France)
An interview with Mimmo Peruffo

It's about what kind of strings Paganini might have used and the interview contains a lot of information on gut strings, twist, which gauges to use, etc.

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