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Issue Number 9  Number of this issue available: 0

issue 9
Feature article: John McCusker, Master of All Trades – an interview with this talented player, composer and producer. In conversation with Trevor Buck.

Other articles: Thomas Hardy's Violin – Violin maker John Dike writes about repairing the violin owned by this famous novelist and poet. Octave Fiddle – an article on how to convert a fiddle to an octave fiddle, by Jed Mugford. Fiddler's Elbow – an article by Elaine Bradtke on how to avoid and treat aches and pains caused by bad posture while playing. Heavy Metal – an article about the fiddles made by Hugh Charles, maker of metalic fiddles.

Pete Cooper article: Tips on how to overcome stagefright.

Nick Woodward article: The most common questions a violin maker is asked.

Tunes in the centre pages
: Three tunes reputed to have been played by Thomas Hardy – Kemps Jig, Lord Nelson’s Hornpipe, Laura.

Books reviewed
: John Moar looks at The MacAndrew Collection – The Scottish Folk Directory 2002/3.

A chance to win a Chris Haigh's book Fiddling Around The World, donated by Spartan Press and Chris Haigh.