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  • ISSUE No. 20 – December 2023
    Guest Editor – ROBIN BIGWOOD

    This is a Special Edition to celebrate the life and work of MALCOLM ROSE, harpsichord maker and researcher, who died suddenly in December last year. Known, not only for the exquisite instruments he built, but throughout the world as the producer of the iconic ‘Rose wire’.

    To View ISSUE No.20, click here – SoundingBoard20