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Keep the wolf from the door

Joseph Curtin describes a quick and simple method for violinists to eliminate a wolf tone on their instrument, along with the science behind it.


Points of interest to violin and bow makers

How a piece of modelling clay can be attached to a string’s afterlength to eliminate a wolf note

Pluck the afterlength of your violin’s G string and you will hear a note about two octaves above the open Destring. If the instrument has a wolf note, it is typically in the octave below that, between C and C sharp. Detuning the afterlength until it matches the frequency of the wolf is a powerful way to get rid of it.

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About The Strad

Double bassist Leon Bosch discusses his career, and we investigate the bass makers of Manchester. There’s an interview with early music pioneer Eduard Melkus and cellist Johannes Moser gives a Mendelssohn Masterclass. Plus Leonidas Kavakos’s teaching tips