Stradivari Sundays: Five centuries of violin making

To celebrate the 300th anniversary of the “Messiah” by Antonio Stradivari, the first sunday of every month is “Stradivari Sunday”.

Here is a lecture by Stewart Pollens, about five centuries of violin making. And the history of violin modification…

Stewart Pollens is an instrument researcher and restorer. He wrote a book about Stradivari, but also some great works on early pianos and the restoration of instruments.

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