The Cozio Carteggio

The Cozio Carteggio takes its name from Count Cozio’s notebooks, which form the first historical record of fine instruments and their makers. Each week, the Carteggio publishes features about the string world, from expert commentary on historic instruments and bows, to interviews with musicians and analysis of the string market. Contributors will include Carlo Chiesa, John Dilworth, Philip J. Kass and many other experts.

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Jacqueline du Pré

To mark what would have been the cellist’s 70th birthday this week, Charles Beare talks about the different instruments and bows that she played over her short but extraordinary career

By Naomi Sadler

The friendship between Jacqueline du Pré and Charles Beare dated from 1963, when both were beginning to make their mark in the music world...


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