Modern and baroque violins

Many people admire the sound of old violins by the great Italian masters. But what they often don’t know is that most of these instruments started their lives in a different form, and were converted in later ages. Stradivari himself would probably have a hard time to recognize his own instruments…

Here are two videos explaining the difference.


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2 Responses to Modern and baroque violins

  1. Ken Pollard says:

    Nice. Thank you.


  2. Reblogged this on Recorder Cembalo and commented:
    violini moderni e barocchi
    Molte persone ammirare il suono dei vecchi violini dai grandi maestri italiani. Ma quello che spesso non sanno è che la maggior parte di questi strumenti hanno iniziato la loro vita in una forma diversa, e sono stati convertiti in epoche successive. Stradivari stesso avrebbe probabilmente hanno un tempo difficile riconoscere i propri strumenti …

    Qui ci sono due video che spiegano la differenza.


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